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The Story of George Butterworth

For the first time in a documentary film, the remarkable story of British composer George Butterworth (1885 – 1916) - his music, life and times.

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Having screened in over 30 UK cinemas throughout 2019 to widespread acclaim, a Limited Edition DVD & Blu-Ray package including extra features is now available.

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All discs are Region 0 / UK PAL. Available for sale in the UK only. Prices do not include the cost of postage and packaging.

Limited Edition DVD & Blu-ray Disc Contents

  • The original documentary 'ALL MY LIFE'S BURIED HERE – The Story of George Butterworth' (97 mins)
  • Twenty page illustrated booklet with four new articles on George Butterworth by Anthony Murphy, Shirley Collins,
    Katie Howson and Malcolm Taylor.
  • Bonus interview footage including Alun Howkins on the English folk song and dance revivals and Michael Heaney on the 1912 Kinora Reels showing Butterworth and friends dancing.
  • Audio recordings of three folk songs originally collected by George Butterworth ('Banks of Green Willow', 'Green Bushes' and 'Little Brown Jug') by Peta Webb, and the Pump and Pluck Band.

“Very moving ... the best film account of a composer's life I have ever seen” - Ralph Vaughan Williams Society Journal
“Highly recommended” - Ian A. Anderson (fRoots)
“Genuinely moving and beautifully filmed” - English Dance and Song

A still from the documentaryRoderick Williams