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01Dover To London - Marmite And Zebra Crossings1997081220040524 (BBC7)
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20060425 (BBC7)
20071203 (BBC7)
20090810 (BBC7)
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20110418 (BBC7)
20130930 (BBC7)

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, the author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author recalls tea with tinned biscuits.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, American author Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Recalling tea with tinned biscuits, Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Two signs of a great nation in Bill Bryson's funny and affectionate journey across Britain.

Marmite and zebra crossings, two signs of a great nation, in Bill Bryson's funny and affectionate journey across Britain.

Episode 1 of 5.

Marmite and zebra crossings, two signs of a great nation in Bill Bryson's journey across Britain.

1:`Dover to London'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

Written by Bill Bryson. Abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale. 1: Dover to London

Producer Paul Kent Repeat

02Virginia Water1997081320040525 (BBC7)
20040526 (BBC7)
20050412 (BBC7)
20050413 (BBC7)
20050906 (BBC7)
20050907 (BBC7)
20060425 (BBC7)
20060426 (BBC7)
20071204 (BBC7)
20090811 (BBC7)
20090812 (BBC7)
20100601 (BBC7)
20110419 (BBC7)
20131001 (BBC7)

Recalling driving and his hospital job, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain. Read by Kerry Shale.

Recalling driving and his hospital job, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author recalls driving and his hospital job.

The American author Bill Bryson continues his sentimental journey around Britain.

The American author Bill Bryson continues his journey around Britain.

Episode 2 of 5.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

`Virginia Water'.

(2/4).

2: Virginia Water

Repeat For details see yesterday

03Dorset1997082020040526 (BBC7)
20040527 (BBC7)
20050413 (BBC7)
20050414 (BBC7)
20050907 (BBC7)
20050908 (BBC7)
20060426 (BBC7)
20060427 (BBC7)
20071205 (BBC7)
20090812 (BBC7)
20090813 (BBC7)
20100602 (BBC7)
20110420 (BBC7)
20131002 (BBC7)

Musing on maps, socks and castles, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain. Read by Kerry Shale.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, the American author takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author muses on maps, socks and castles.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, American author Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Musing on maps, socks and castles, Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey round Britain.

Bill Bryson continues his tour of Britain, musing on why he loves the country that's produced place names like Farleigh Wallop.

Episode 3 of 5.

03Weston-super-mare19970814

`Weston-super-Mare'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

(3/4).

3: Weston-super-Mare and Beyond Repeat For details see Tuesday

04Glasgow To The Yorkshire Dales1997081520040528 (BBC7)
20040529 (BBC7)
20060428 (BBC7)
20060429 (BBC7)
20071207 (BBC7)

American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

Episode 5 of 5.

`Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

Final part.

4: Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales Repeat For details see Tuesday

04Weston-super-mare And Beyond1997082720060427 (BBC7)
20060428 (BBC7)
20071206 (BBC7)
20090813 (BBC7)
20090814 (BBC7)
20100603 (BBC7)
20110421 (BBC7)

Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger - the American author's sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

The American author on getting soaked and being pestered by a passenger.

Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger, American Bill Bryson takes a sentimental journey around Britain.

Getting soaked and pestered by a passenger, Bill Bryson journeys around Britain.

The American author Bill Bryson continues his funny and affectionate trip around Britain.

05Glasgow To The Yorkshire Dales1997082820050415 (BBC7)
20050416 (BBC7)
20050909 (BBC7)
20050910 (BBC7)

The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

Episode 5 of 5.

05 LASTGlasgow To The Yorkshire Dales1997081520040528 (BBC7)
20040529 (BBC7)
20060428 (BBC7)
20060429 (BBC7)
20071207 (BBC7)
20090814 (BBC7)
20090815 (BBC7)
20100604 (BBC7)
20110422 (BBC7)

Soaking up culture and off to a pub, the American author concludes his sentimental journey around Britain.

Soaking up culture and off to a pub, the American author concludes his journey.

Soaking up culture and off to a pub, American Bill Bryson concludes his sentimental journey around Britain.

Read by Kerry Shale.

Soaking up culture and off to a pub, Bill Bryson concludes his journey around Britain.

American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

The American author Bill Bryson travels across Britain to say a funny and affectionate goodbye to his adopted country.

`Glasgow to the Yorkshire Dales'.

By Bill Bryson, abridged and read in four parts by Kerry Shale.

Final part.