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Think of England

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The last in a series of six very personal views of the English. An Englishman Abroad. The English reveal themselves most when they go abroad.
Writer David Stafford dons his white linen suit and sun hat to discover some of the fictions the English have woven around this mythical place called "abroad". Following in the footsteps of Gerald Durrell and Edward Lear , he heads to
Corfu, the only Greek island where they sell ginger beer and play cricket. He meets the British Consul who was spiritually reborn there, Lady Holmes with her English garden, and the tourists looking for some really serious ruins. Producer Mick Conefrey
Series producer Sam Organ ● DOCUMENTARY: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: David Stafford
Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Unknown: Edward Lear
Producer: Mick Conefrey

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