Mr Coke's Bowler Hat

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1999121320000415

In the 150 years since the bowler hat was commissioned by a Norfolk landowner for his gamekeepers to wear, the bowler has been a democratic and indispensable item of city headgear and an international symbol of the English male. A short programme of celebration of the hat that once sold in millions and is now a threatened species.