Summits and Lovers: Retracing the Footsteps of DH Lawrence in the Alps

 

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This Financial Times article describes my experience of filming ‘Journey without Shame’, a BBC2 Culture Show special recreating DH Lawrence’s ‘honeymoon’ journey with Frieda Weekley across the Alps in the summer of 1912 (see ‘Broadcasting’). Basically, this week on the Alpine road with co-presenter Geoff Dyer, director/producer Rupert Edwards, and the rest of the BBC crew was hugely stressful, physically tough, completely wonderful, and made me appreciate Lawrence as never before.