Melvyn Bragg's Travels in Written Britain

Melvyn Bragg travels through the British Isles exploring a rich tradition of literature. Whilst taking in the work of established writers both old and new, Melvyn uncovers a never-before seen body of writing by ordinary people, living on the land and writing about their experiences.

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Scotland

Episode 1x04; Apr 27, 2008

In the final episode of the series Bragg follows in the footsteps of Scotland's early tourists, including the 18th-century man of letters Samuel Johnson. He travels from Edinburgh to the Trossachs, North Berwick and Stirling experiencing the literatu

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: ScotlandApr 27, 2008
1x03: The MidlandsApr 20, 2008
1x02: London and the ThamesApr 13, 2008
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