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Metro-Land magic


I FIRST watched John Betjeman’s Metro-Land in 1973, when I was 17 and the interwar years felt like a different era.

What was worrying watching the recent repeat was that the footage filmed in 1973 of people cutting lawns, washing cars and listening to Two-Way

Family Favourites on sundays feels like a different era, too. BILL WITHERS, Brentford, W. London. WHAT a treat to read A. n. Wilson views of Metro-Land. My mother-in-law and her friends were in the film — the Byron luncheon club meeting at the Grim’s Dyke Hotel. JAY ROBERTS, Northwood, Middlesex.

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