Bird's Eye View: The Englishman's Home


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First transmitted in 1969, a helicopter trip over some of Britain's extraordinary houses provides us with a glimpse into the country's deep history. From Iron Age forts to gentrified seaside pavilions, this travelogue reveals Britain's changing face through time. Written and narrated by poet John Betjeman.


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 5 Apr 1969

Duration: 49 mins


Collection: John Betjeman (9 programmes)

The documentaries that made Betjeman a much-loved figure on British television.



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