BBC Documentary on Prince Freddy's Art Collection

5/7/2011 2:30:28 AM

A new BBC documentary 'Hidden Paintings of the East' presented by Meera Syal uncovers Prince Frederick Duleep Singh's personal art collection

A new BBC documenatry sreened on the 26th July 2011 revealed the fascinating art collection of Prince Frederick Duleep Singh.

The BBC Norfolk production is the brainchild of Patrick McGrady who has been working on the concept for some time. The programme is to be presented by writer and comedian Meera Syal, and has been shot on various Norfolk locations associated with Prince Frederick, including Elveden, Old Buckenham, Thetford and Blo Norton. It will feature key writers and researchers in the field including Journalist and author Christy Campbell. Patrick even managed to find an 96 year old Norfolk resident who had met Prince Frederick as a child.


Old Buckenham Hall 


 Filming Prince Frederick's memorial to Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

Shooting on the grounds of Old Buckenham Hall  


 Blo Norton Hall




Filming in the Gallery Room of Blo Norton Hall


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    I am researching Walcott-on-Sea,Norfolk,history, I have info that Prince Frederick Duleep Singh,visited[and might have owned 'The Manor House' Walcott. 1900-1905. Also I have a oil painting of this property believed circa early 1900s. It is signed with the initials 'Manor House'Wallcott! Any comments please

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