Kipling And France

Episodes

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01Rather A Motorious Letter2005111020051114
20160107 (BBC7)
20160108 (BBC7)

How motoring influenced Rudyard Kipling's view of England and France.

4 Extra Debut. Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee investigate how motoring influenced Rudyard Kipling's view of England and France. From November 2005.

At Rudyard Kipling's former home in Sussex the garage still houses one of his last Rolls-Royces.

The writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee investigate the way motoring shaped Kipling's view of England and France in his stories, poems and his detailed motoring journals.

Rudyard Kipling's words are read by David Haig

02 LASTTheir Name Liveth For Evermore.2005111720051121
20160108 (BBC7)
20160109 (BBC7)

Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee visit the battlefields of France in Kipling's footsteps.

Why Rudyard Kipling became an inspector of war cemeteries in France.

Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee investigate why Rudyard Kipling became an inspector of war cemeteries in France. From November 2005.