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Bird's Eye View of Great Britain

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
To a bird's eye, the whole story of man in this island, from John O'Groats to Land's End, is written plain on the surface of the earth - past, present, and future.
Everywhere the marks of men show like scribblings on a slate; everywhere the bones of yesterday show through the skin of today.

(See page 15)
(Colour)

Contributors

Scriptwriter: Norman Nicholson
Narrator: Robert Hardy
Producer/Director: Brian Branston
Reader: John Dunbar
Reader: Peggy Gosschalk
Reader: Barry Jackson
Singers: Treorchy Male Voice Choir
Conductor: John Davies
Special Arrangements: Arwel Hughes
Composer/Singer: Alasdair Clayre
Accompanist: John Leach
Helicopter Pilot: Captain Ken Kingsbury

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Bird's Eye View of Great Britain

BBC Two England, 24 December 1967 15.00






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