FILM: Wordsworth's Sense of Place

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Below is a short section from a 25 minute film made specially for this site, in collaboration with Lancaster University Television. It is scripted and presented by Sally Bushell and directed and produced by David Blacow.

The film contains interview with academic specialists: Professor Simon Bainbridge (Lancaster) and Professor Stephen Gill (Oxford) as well as readings from the poetry by Professor Keith Hanley (Lancaster).

This site originally offered free copies of a “Wordsworth’s Sense of Place” DVD but these have all been given away. If you are interested in a possible second printing of the DVD please contact

The full length film is available on DVD. To purchase a copy of “Wordsworth’s Spots of Time” DVD please contact

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Low-resolution version (4 MB).

High-resolution version (82 MB).