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Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's Escape to the Country Episode guide

  1. There will be 12 episodes. More information coming soon
  2. Villadom in the Cotswolds

    10/12 How the idea of escaping to the countryside is as old as the Romans.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2010

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  3. The Brotherhood Of Ruralists 2

    9/12 How John Seymour's 1976 Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency proved a hit with city dwellers.

    First broadcast: 30 May 2010

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  4. The Brotherhood of Ruralists

    8/12 The designer explains how Mother Nature inspired a group of 1970s artists.

    First broadcast: 23 May 2010

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  5. Gertrude Jekyll and the Suburban Countryside

    7/12 How gardens became more than just lawns and borders.

    First broadcast: 16 May 2010

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  6. Healing in the Open Air

    6/12 How the rural landscape came to be seen as a place of healing for First World War veterans

    First broadcast: 09 May 2010

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  7. Octavia Hill

    5/12 How Octavia set-up the National Trust, based on her belief in the importance of nature.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2010

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  8. Feargus O'Connor and the Chartist Land Plan

    4/12 The legacy of O'Connor's 1842 plan for poor Britons to plough their own furrow.

    First broadcast: 25 Apr 2010

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  9. The Sporting Estate

    3/12 Laurence Llewelyn Bowen explores the idea of the sporting estate.

    First broadcast: 18 Apr 2010

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  10. William Wordsworth and the Sublime Landscape

    2/12 How Wordsworth's poetry has influenced thinking about nature ever since.

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2010

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  11. Humphry Repton

    1/12 Laurence Llewelyn Bowen explores changing ideas about the countryside.

    First broadcast: 04 Apr 2010

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