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Evacuation of Children
Recorded: 1939
Teachers and a schoolgirl describe settling down in the country.

Newsreel : Car Engined Plane Wins Air Race
Broadcast: 1951
Raymond Baxter reports on the South Coast Air Race.

Children's Newsreel : A Dog's Day Out
Broadcast: 1952
Steaming down to Eastbourne with a canine passenger on the footplate.

On Railways : P Ransome-Wallis Studies Mallard
Broadcast: 1960
The Mallard's swansong on the line from Grantham to Peterborough.

Bird's Eye View : The Englishman's Home
Broadcast: 1969
The first episode of a groundbreaking series on Britain as viewed from the air.

Bird's Eye View : Green and Pleasant Land
Broadcast: 1969
What were the implications for a countryside under constant threat of development?

Broadcast: 1975
A quirky celebration of our love for steam trains.

Rally in the Sky : Coast to Coast 2: From the Dales to Flamborough Head
Broadcast: 1987
Six intrepid teams race their microlights across the roof of England.


A Letter from John Betjeman
Written: 1968
Ideas for the first 'Bird's Eye View' episode.

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