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Genius of Palaces, Episode 1, Towards an Architecture of Majesty
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directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
Royal palaces are the most magnificent buildings in our history. Often built to extraordinary levels of luxury and excess, they express the personalities of our kings and queens since 1066.From the Tower of London to Hampton Court Palace, Dan Cruickshank reveals an extraordinary story of buildings, often fortified...
directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Genius of Palaces, Episode 2, Inventing a National Style
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directed by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
Dan Cruickshank charts the arrival of a new style of palace that borrowed from ancient Rome and beyond, as the kings and queens of Britain demanded that architecture proclaim their right to rule, and even their divinity. From London's Banqueting House to the birth of Buckingham Palace via Kensington, Kew and a new...
directed by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Edmund Moriarty, fl. 2006-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Genius of Palaces, Episode 3, Opening the Palace Doors
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directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
With the widowhood of Queen Victoria, the glorious life of palaces almost came to an abrupt end. There would be just one final flowering of palatial style just before the First World War, on an imperial scale - the redesign of Buckingham Palace and The Mall. The interwar period was a difficult time for many of Bri...
directed by Graham Cooper, 1971-; presented by Dan Cruickshank, 1949-; produced by Graham Cooper, 1971-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Genius of Palaces, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
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