Description: We begin by exploring the life and work of one of the greatest designers of the 18th century, Thomas Chippendale. Chippendale is the most famous furniture designer the world has ever produced, but what about the man behind the chairs? The film shows how Chippendale worked his way up from humble roots to working for the nobility, but also how he was ruined by the very aristocrats he created such wonders for.
Director: John Mullen
Writers: Jonty Claypole
Stars: Paul Copley (narrator)
Tags: top film, documentary history, Carved with Love, The Extraordinary Thomas Chippendale
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