The Story of English. Parts 1-4

United Kingdom, 1986

TV show
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Prog 1 - An English speaking world; Prog 2 - The Mother Tongue Prog 3 - A Muse of Fire; Prog 4 - The Guide Scots Tongue. A Nine Part series that tells the story of English as a spoken language: how it started and survived, spread and developed. “The Story of English” spans more than 1,000 years of world history and visits locations on five continents. It presents a picture of the English speaking world and English speaking peoples of many nationalities and backgrounds.

Credits

producer

BBC-TV

Duration

03:40:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300531

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → English language

History → History

Literature → English language

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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