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Proms Plus: British Countryside real & imagined

Writer Melissa Harrison and archaeologist Francis Pryor contemplate contemporary British landscapes and the challenges of rural life today.

Ever since the ancient Greeks, writers have waxed lyrical about rural life, associating it with beauty, innocence and goodness. Will Abberley, BBC New Generation Thinker and senior lecturer in English at the University of Sussex is joined by writer Melissa Harrison & archaeologist and sheep farmer Francis Pryor to discuss the British countryside real and imagined.

Producer: Luke Mulhall

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37 minutes