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A City Crowned with Green -

First transmitted in 1964, architectural critic Reyner Banham's film brings out the unique character of London and explains how London has grown in size over the past 500 years.

First transmitted in 1964, this film charts how London has grown in size and spread into the surrounding country. Written and narrated by architectural critic Reyner Banham, A City Crowned with Green describes the unique character of London as a capital city.

Banham looks at how it has, from the time of Elizabeth I, defied the efforts of the planners to curb its growth but he is alarmed by the urban sprawl. Is to too late to get back closer to the heart and make London a city crowned with green?

  • Broadcast on BBC One, 10:10PM Fri, 12 Jun 1964
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC One, 10:10PM Fri, 12 Jun 1964
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  • Duration 29 minutes

Credits

  1. Key talent Reyner Banham

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