OTD: Whitwell Twinned with Paris

On this Day: June 16th, 1980.

John Mitchell visits the village of Whitwell in Rutland which has become twinned with Paris.

John Mitchell describes the similarities with a piece to camera and interviews Sam Healey, the ‘mayor’ of Whitwell and to a man who is pretending to the mayor of Paris. The report then shows a parade through the village and a celebration in a tent involving morris and can-can dancers.

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