Books That Made Britain

The landscapes and cities that have inspired some of Britain's most loved authors are celebrated in this new series of documentaries, produced by BBC English Regions in partnership with BBC Learning as part of the #LoveToRead season.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Sundays at 19:30 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Previous Episode

The Yorkshire Coast

Episode 1x03; Nov 13, 2016

Poet and academic John Wedgwood Clarke discovers how writers have been inspired by the Yorkshire coast and how their work has changed the way we think about one of the most beautiful parts of England.He takes a trip through Whitby and Scarborough tow

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: The Yorkshire CoastNov 13, 2016
1x02: ​LondonNov 6, 2016
1x01: East Anglia - The Scene of the CrimeOct 30, 2016
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