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John Nettles presents a journey through the life and times of John Betjeman, the much loved Peoples' Poet, to mark the centenary of his birth. Starting out from Waterloo, this first episode clatters through the West Country to Cornwall, to Trebetherick and the sounding sea' which was to become so important to Betjeman throughout his life. The poet's own films of Swindon, Northlew and Marlborough contribute to a glimpse of this eccentric Englishman.
Programme 1 - Sunday July 23 2006
The first programme, The Journey Begins, is a story of passion, intrigue, love and hate, all tinged with laughter. John Nettles takes us on a journey through the life and times of John Betjeman – the much loved ‘People’s Poet’.
Starting out from Waterloo the first programme clatters through the West Country to Cornwall, to Trebetherick and ‘the sounding sea’ which was to become so important to him throughout his life.
Betjeman’s films made in Swindon, Northlew and Marlborough contribute to our first glimpse of an eccentric Englishman, who charmed us all and became one of the first great television personalities.
=== File Information ===
File Name: Betjeman's West Country - S01E01 (23rd July 2006) [TVrip (VOB)]
File Size: 403 MB
=== Video Information ===
Video Codec: VOB
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