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The second of three favourite films by Sir John Betjeman Tonight his celebrated aerial anthology of English landscape, poetry and music, filmed through the seasons.
From the cliffs of Cornwall to the Fame Islands, from
Castle Howard to Harlow
New Town - this is a land of wild uplands and tamed suburbia, rural solitude and seaside holiday camps.
Sir John selects verse from the English poets, linked with his own commentary. Voices Michael Hordern Richard Pasco Prunella Scales
Beauty to make the heart lift in joy and wonder (DAILY MAIL) Magical and often very funny
Film editor EDWARD ROBERTS
Producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF (R)
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