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About Britain

1 9 5 2 – 1 9 5 4 (UK)

Following on the success of London Town, Richard Dimbleby presented About Britain – a similar series presenting “journeys to people and places of yesterday and today”.

Episodes included ‘The Lake District’, ‘Scotland – Down The Clyde’, ‘North Wales’, ‘Bath – The Queen of the West’, ‘The Heart of England’, ‘Edinburgh’ (on the eve of the State Visit of Her Majesty the Queen), ‘Oxford’, ‘The Medway Towns’, ‘South Cornwall’, ‘Northern Ireland’, ‘The Isle of Skye’, and ‘The Isles of Scilly.’

The series was written by Peter Hunt and Stephen Hearst.