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The Light of Experience

Civilisation Episode 8 of 13

Kenneth Clark's story takes him from the Holland of Rembrandt and Vermeer to the London of Wren, Purcell and the Royal Society.

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50 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Apr 2011 18:25

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Role Contributor
WriterKenneth Clark
NarratorKenneth Clark
DirectorMichael Gill
ProducerMichael Gill
ProducerPeter Montagnon

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