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How We Built Britain: BBC One

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The South: Dreams of Tomorrow

Twentieth Century was driven by the ideal of progress, and the heart of that movement was in London and the South East.

David Dimbleby embarks on a journey that explores how the idea evolved, from the commuter's dream of a house in the suburbs, to the modernist vision of streets in the sky, and the breathtaking scale and ambition of hi-tech building in the City of London.
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    1. The East: A New Dawn

    Beginning with the spectacular Ely Cathedral, David Dimbleby's journey embraces the Medieval experience.  Location list

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    2. The Heart of England: Living It Up

    A journey through the Elizabethan England where domestic comfort and luxury replace Medieval restraint.
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    3. Scotland: Towering Ambitions

    David Dimbleby explores a thousand years of Scottish architecture ending up at the Scottish Parliament Building.  Location list

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    4. The West: Putting On The Style

    Sumptuous Georgian Britain reveals its grace and elegance as David Dimbleby enjoys a tour of western Britain.
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    5. The North: Full Steam Ahead

    The great Victorian construction boom attempts to build a way out of appalling social conditions in Britain's cities.
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    6. The South: Dreams of Tomorrow

    A journey through utopian Garden Cities, commuters' dream houses and the hi-tech City of London.
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