THE BEAUTY OF BOOKS

THE BEAUTY OF BOOKS3rd BBC Arts Commission for Tern TV

Tern TV's latest 4x30 minute series for BBC4 combines expert interviews, book illustrations and historic archive to reveal "The Beauty Of Books".

The British Library in London is home to 14 million books, on shelves that stretch over 600km. Extraordinary vessels of ideas and knowledge, they testify to the love affair we have with books. This series explores the enduring appeal and importance of books from a 4th century bible to present day paperbacks. The series runs weekly from 7th February.

 

Series Produced by Michael Waterhouse. Directed by Michael Waterhouse and Will Aspinall. Edited by Paul Devlin and David Gray - Sound post was by Paul Maynes at Yellowmoon.