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Glamours Golden Age (BBC Documentary)


The story of 1920s London’s Bright Young People is a tale of sex, drink, drugs and a gossip-hungry press. Beautiful and Damned traces the growth of 1920s London’s bright young party set whose antics were enjoyed and scorned in equal measures by a watching nation. And the more artistic of the merry band – Cecil Beaton, Evelyn Waugh and Nancy Mitford among them – saw their work make the characters and attitudes of the era both legend and fable.

Contributors include Philip Hoare, DJ Taylor, Selina Hastings, Lucy Moore and Adrian Bingham.