John Betjeman: Thank God It’s Sunday

SKU: SH1666


100 mins

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Sir John Betjeman narrates two classic films from the BBC archive. ‘Thank God It’s Sunday’ [1972] consists of two films showing how Londoners spent Sundays. Part One looks at those who go to the seaside and Part Two features those who stay in London. ‘Summoned By Bells’ [1976] is based on the verse autobiography of the same name and is a unique and touching account of an Edwardian middle-class childhood. The film covers the period of Sir John Betjeman’s life up to the time he started his first job. Betjeman visits some of the places that played an important part in his early life; including schools, Cornwall holiday haunts and Oxford College.

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