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A Year on Blencathra

Film about 'the people's mountain', Blencathra in the Lake District. It looks at the lives of residents, children and visitors, with contributions from Ed Byrne and Stuart Maconie.

The sequel to Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike sees award-winning film-maker Terry Abraham return to the Lake District to showcase 'the people's mountain' - Blencathra.

This spectacular documentary looks at the lives of local residents, schoolchildren and visitors to the mountain with contributions from comedian Ed Byrne, broadcaster Stuart Maconie, mountaineer Alan Hinkes OBE and record-breaking fell runner Steve Birkinshaw.

Abraham's breathtaking photography and stunning time-lapse sequences of this unique landscape will inspire newcomers and regular visitors alike.

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59 minutes


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:39


    The Deep Blue


Role Contributor
Producer Terry Abraham
Director Terry Abraham


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