Bill Bryson' s observations from a sentimental tour of Britain based on 20 years living in the UK.
Tonight Bill Bryson looks at the British way of play. Regarding the traditional seaside holiday, it is his opinion that Brighton went to finishing school, while Blackpool graduated from the school of hard knocks.
Bill recounts the steps he first took when he arrived in Britain from Iowa in 1973
Bill tries to understand what makes Britain's inhabitants so good at innovation.
The US author examines two very different views of how heritage forms the backbone of Britain.