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BBC Documentaries

Season 1971 1971

  • 1971-08-31T21:00:00+01:00 on BBC
  • 60 mins
  • 2 hours, 0 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Documentaries produced by or for the BBC.

2 episodes

1971x01 Daphne Du Maurier

  • Season Premiere

    1971-08-31T21:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

First transmitted in 1971, Daphne du Maurier, author of 'Rebecca' and 'Jamaica Inn', talks to writer Wilfred De'Ath about her life from her Cornish cliff-top home. In her first television interview, the cameras follow du Maurier as she walks through her house and its grounds, recalling key events from her life and revealing memorabilia from her famous theatrical family.She also reflects on the inspirations and influences that shaped her writing and shares archived manuscripts of some of her famous works.

1971x02 The Power of the Witch

  • 1971-09-19T21:00:00+01:00 — 60 mins

Featuring contributions from Eleanor Bone, Cecil Williamson, Alex & Maxine Sanders [above], Doreen Valiente et al. Very much of its time and with some very rare footage, also includes reference to the famously unsolved murder of Charles Walton on Meon Hill.