Writing The Century - Land's End To John O'groats

Episodes

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01A Dissatisfaction20160919

The series exploring the twentieth century through the journals and correspondence of real people. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record attempting walk to promote the benefits of vegetarianism, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. George has mixed motives for this challenge.

A Dissatisfaction

Pianist: Pete Ringrose

Director: David Hunter.

George Allen's 1904 diary of his record attempting walk, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam

02Scrumpy Jack20160920

The series exploring the twentieth century through the journals and correspondence of real people. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record attempting walk to promote the benefits of vegetarianism, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Plymouth is difficult to leave.

Scrumpy Jack

Pianist: Pete Ringrose

Director: David Hunter.

George is finding Plymouth difficult to leave.

03Beating The Book20160921

The series exploring the twentieth century through the journals and correspondence of real people. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record attempting walk to promote the benefits of vegetarianism, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. Inspired by his encounter with Scrumpy Jack George now has a new, earthier attendant for his journey.

Beating the Book

Pianist: Pete Ringrose

Director: David Hunter.

Inspired by his encounter with Scrumpy Jack, George has a new attendant for his journey.

04Shap Fell20160922

The series exploring the twentieth century through the journals and correspondence of real people. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record attempting walk to promote the benefits of vegetarianism, freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. It's day ten and the terrain, weather and inner doubts are challenging.

Shap Fell

Pianist: Pete Ringrose

Director: David Hunter.

It is day ten, and the terrain, weather and inner doubts are challenging.

05The Hare20160923

The series exploring the twentieth century through the journals and correspondence of real people. George Allen's 1904 diary of his record attempting walk to promote the benefits of vegetarianism freely adapted by Stephen Wakelam. The possibility of breaking the record is in sight as George approaches Birnam Wood.

The Hare

Pianist: Pete Ringrose

Director: David Hunter.

The possibility of breaking the record is in sight as George approaches Birnam Wood.