Titanic on TV: Four-part series review

By Diana Balham In Television

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4th May, 2012
So, that’s it, then. After innumerable books, documentaries, theses and mad conspiracy theories – not to mention James Cameron’s bothering of the ocean in dozens of deep-sea voyages – the secret is out. The Titanic wasn’t sunk by an iceberg. Its passengers certainly came up against something cold, sharp and merciless in the Atlantic: Louisa, Countess of Manton. Her chilliness towards anyone socially beneath her – which was everyone on board, in her opinion – caused her to harden, fracture and eventually pierce the ship’s infrastructure. A lifetime ...

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