British Gardens In Time

October 2017
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S1 Ep4 - Nymans

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This four-part series, narrated by Paul Copley, takes a close look at four iconic gardens created during four very different eras. Each garden provides a fascinating window into a different century and the people that established it. Nymans, one of the most fashionable and romantic gardens of the Edwardian and interwar years, was the creation of a family of German émigrés of Jewish descent. The Messels arrived in Britain in 1870 at a time when both anti-Semitism and anti-German sentiment were r...
September 2017
55:59

S1 Ep3 - Biddulph Grange

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This four-part series, narrated by Paul Copley, takes a close look at four iconic gardens created during four very different eras. Each garden provides a fascinating window into a different century and the people that established it. Biddulph Grange, the best-surviving Victorian garden in the country, takes the visitor on a whistle-stop journey around the world from China to Egypt in a series of gardens connected by tunnels and subterranean passageways. Biddulph was created at the height of the...
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S1 Ep2 - Stowe

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This four-part series, narrated by Paul Copley, takes a close look at four iconic gardens created during four very different eras. Each garden provides a fascinating window into a different century and the people that established it. Stowe, one of the most remarkable creations of Georgian England, is the birthplace of the landscape garden. Created on a vast scale with 36 temples, eight lakes and a dozen avenues, Stowe launched the career of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown and fostered a rebellion t...
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S1 Ep1 - Great Dixter

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This four-part series, narrated by Paul Copley, takes a close look at four iconic gardens created during four very different eras. Each garden provides a fascinating window into a different century and the people that established it. Great Dixter lays claim to being the most innovative, spectacular and provocative garden of the 20th century. It was made famous by the much-loved eccentric plantsman and writer Christopher Lloyd, who used the garden as a living laboratory and documented his experi...
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