Books That Made Britain Ep03-E04 WEB-DL x264-JIVENov 5
Season 1, Episode 3 - “Factories To Middle Earth”
Could Birmingham really have been the inspiration for Middle Earth? Qasa Alom sets out to find out.
Season 1, Episode 4 - “The Yorkshire Coast”
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 towards Hull, following in the footsteps of Bram Stoker, the Brontes, Winifred Holtby and Philip Larkin. On his journey, he meets novelist Val Wood, whose books explore the coast’s fishing heritage, and he shows how swimming in the North Sea helps provide the inspiration for his own poetry.
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