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Lucinda Lambton’s Alphabet of Britain – R is for Rhum (1993) [VHSRip (XviD)]
About the presenter: Lucinda Lambton
Lucinda Lambton is a photographer, writer and enthusiastic broadcaster on architectural matters.
She has researched, written and presented over 70 television programmes, most notably her series Lucinda Lambton’s Alphabet of Britain.
She has written and taken the photographs for nine books, including Temples of Convenience, the best selling history of the lavatory.
About the series: Alphabet of Britain
A trawl of the most tremendous architectural, historic and most particularly curious and unexpected treasures in the British Isles.
The variety is endless. Lucinda Lambton selects an intriguing topic for almost each letter of the alphabet.
And treats us with a wealth of examples and anecdotes.
Originally commissioned as a series of short documentaries and shown on the BBC between 1990 and 1995.
There were 24 episodes filmed and broadcasted of about 10 minutes each.
The letter D has been filmed twice, because the episode called Dysons was not allowed to be shown again.
The new owners of an intact Victorian shop in Leeds, including entire stock of unsold contents, forbade its re-showing.
Hence there was a second D-episode called Dorset’s Delight.
The letters N, Y and Z were for some reason left out, but this was put to rights in the accompanying best-selling book.
About this episode: R is for Rhum
BBC2, 22nd February 1993
Lucinda Lambton visits the island of Rhum in the Inner Hebrides in Scotland and focuses on Kinloch Castle.
A sumptuous Edwardian building extravaganza which is now a hotel. It includes a fully automatic 40 piece orchestra.
Used following websites for the description:
A is for Art Nouveau can also be found on the box ([url]http://www.thebox.bz/details.php?id=36055[/url]).
The other episodes I contributed are here:
L is for Loved Ones ([url]http://www.thebox.bz/details.php?id=69916[/url]);
M is forM25 ([url]http://www.thebox.bz/details.php?id=70041[/url]).
That makes only 20 episodes needed to complete the series.
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