Britten’s Cars – A passion for big cars, and memories of a road race from Aldeburgh to Snape
A series of 6 short features giving an insight into Benjamin Britten’s private life and interests, with personal memories from Sally Schweizer (nee Welford) & Sebastian Welford (children of Britten’s sister Beth), Alan Britten (son of Britten’s brother Robert), Susan Phipps (Peter Pears’ niece, and Britten and Pears’ agent) and Heather Grant (housekeeper at the Red House)
Available since: Thu 21 Nov 2013
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Programmes featuring music and discussion to mark the centenary of Benjamin Britten.
Reflections on aspects of Britten's personal life and interests, from those who knew him.
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- Britten Centenary Weekend Slideshow Duration: 04:37
- Countertenor James Bowman on how Britten and Pears worked together Duration: 01:29 Britten Plus, Festival of Britten, 1970s
- Andrew McGregor talks to countertenor James Bowman Duration: 01:28 Britten Plus, Festival of Britten, 1970s
- Anita Lasker-Wallfisch speaks to Suzy Klein Duration: 05:03 Britten Plus, Festival of Britten, English Chamber Orchestra
- Tom Service recreates Britten's daily swim in the North Sea Duration: 02:45