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A Country Estate

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In its heyday, Loton Park in Shropshire employed 19 servants and six gardeners. However, the estate has now shrunk to just three farms, and owner Sir Michael Leighton lives alone in the "big house". This documentary follows him as he struggles to reconcile his conventional views on estate management with a pressing need to make money through events such as public open days and weddings.
Director Peter Gordon ; Producer Amanda Richardson

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Unknown: Sir Michael Leighton
Director: Peter Gordon
Producer: Amanda Richardson

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