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Landscapes of England


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Eight explorations with Professor W. G. Hoskins
7: Norfolk - Marsh and Sea
On the lonely northern coastline of Norfolk there is an incessant battle between land and sea, in which the fortunes of small communities can change overnight.
PROFESSOR HOSKINS looks at the way generations of people, peasant and lord, have adapted to this soft coastline of marsh and inlet. Ana he shows how a village green was once a port; a ruined church tne site of a once-prosperous village, a grand church that speaks of former glory; and how the daily wandering of ancient cattle can shape a modem road.
There can be few more convivial and enlightening companions to falt in alongside on a journey through the English countryside than
Professor William Hoskins. (DAILY TELEGRAPH) Film editor CLARE DOUGLAS


Unknown: Professor W. G. Hoskins
Unknown: Professor William Hoskins.
Producer: Peter Jones

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