'Betjeman chronicles the English way of life in exquisite, affectionate and often hilarious detail'
'Betjeman was an original and a star'
'Remarkable collection ... this is a real treat for any fan of Betjeman, and a testament to Games's remarkable research and reconstruction'
'The extracts published here capture the spirit and charm of the broadcasts and the places he explored for the camera years ago that can still be enjoyed today'
'Games has supplied an informative introduction ... Betjeman misxing charm and intimacy'
Betjeman combines sly humour with a deep love of Englishness'
'Striking package to match the previous collections in this series'
'Always thoughtful, always eloquent writing'
'The real joy of this book is the chance to remember Betjeman's keen eye, sense of fun and turn of phrase'
'A new book out that proves a treasure house ... reader will, I'm sure, enjoy Betjeman's poems about his strolls through London ... an essential gazetteer to the attractive landmarks of dear old England of yesteryear'
'A poetic imagination, humour, and fierce appreciation of the past are all in evidence here.'
'Nobody writes more affectionately about Englishness than John Betjeman.'