The British Isles

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started21st Sep 1960
ended14th Jun 1961
last rpt22nd Jun 1961
1 school year
duration20 mins
subject 🌏Geography
age rangeAge 11-13
languageenIn English
British Isles cover spring 1961.jpg

The British Isles is an ITV schools TV series from the 1960s, covering geography for secondary school pupils.

  • pairs of programmes covering different areas of the British Isles, one showing specially filmed footage of the area and the other a studio documentary
  • the series was produced by Associated-Rediffusion, but four programmes about Scotland in the autumn term were produced by Scottish Television
  • seven programmes selected from the whole series were repeated for adults, on Thursday nights at 11:05pm in February and March 1962 on Associated-Rediffusion


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