Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover is a Documentary programme.

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Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover

Ian Hislop is joined by war veterans, an ornithologist, musicologists and Vera Lynn to investigate the history of what became the signature song of the forces' sweetheart. As he delves deeper, politics, propaganda and even plagiarism emerge as elements in the background of the wartime classic. First aired in 2004.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)

When is Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 FM July 17th, 11:00am. See more...

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