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Domesday

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The last of five programmes written and presented by Michael Wood The People
Midsummer's Night - Cornish people gather on Land's End to light a beacon and celebrate ancient Celtic tradition. They live in England but are they
English? Michael Wood explores the English nation from its invention to the present and asks, 'Who are the English?' There are clues in London's East End streets and at Henley's Regatta, in our names and even in our bones. He stumbles into the mosque which has been a church and a synagogue. We meet families from the West Indies, whose home was in Africa but whose pedigree is as English as anyone's. Now Michael resolves issues he has raised in the series and asks a final question: 'Who will the English be when
Domesday is 1000 years old'? Assistant producers
JANE TREAYS and JOHN TRIFFTTT Film editor JAMIE HAY
Executive producer BRUCE NORMAN Producer PETER DALE
Books, Domesday: A Search For the Roots of England, £12.95 and Domesday: Then and Now, £2.95 available from booksellers

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Wood
Unknown: Michael Wood
Producers: Jane Treays
Producers: John Triffttt
Editor: Jamie Hay
Producer: Bruce Norman
Producer: Peter Dale

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