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First transmitted in 1967, this documentary investigates the so-called 'swinging London' of the 1960s. The film follows three overseas visitors to find out if the fable is true.

First transmitted in 1967, this documentary asks whether London really was 'swinging' during the 1960s.The film follows arts reporter Robert Hughes, writer Lewis Nkosi and journalist Olivier Todd to gather an Australian, African and French perspective on whether London really deserved its reputation as being a 'swinging, switched on' city. They begin their journey in Carnaby Street, the Mecca of swinging London.

Archive First shown: 8 Jun 1967
Available for over a year Why? Duration 47 mins

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