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Lucinda Lambton’s Alphabet of Britain – L is for Loved Ones (1993) [VHSRip (XviD)]
About the presenter: Lucinda Lambton
Lucinda Lambton is a photographer, writer and 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: L is for Loved Ones
BBC2, 1st March 1993
Lucinda Lambton visits architectural structures and interiors that commemorate loved ones.
Memorials such as that to David Harrison’s poodle in London’s East End; The Earl of Bristol’s temple in County Derry, Northern Ireland.
And the mausoleum to the last Emperor and Empress of France and their son The Prince Imperial – slain by the Zulus - at Farnborough, Surrey.
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]).
Someone commented on that about Lucinda Lambton being a lovely, enthusiastic lady.
I hope to upload three episodes I can contribute (L is for Loved Ones, M is forM25 and R is for Rhum).
When I'm finished with that, there are only 20 episodes needed to complete the series.
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