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The Man Who Shot Tutankhamun (BBC Four Tues 24 May 2022)

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Margaret Mountford travels to Egypt’s Valley of the Kings to investigate the story of British photographer Harry Burton, whose images of the Tutankhamun excavation in the 1920s created a global sensation. In addition to exploring the locations where Burton worked, the presenter also reveals how the images led to a craze in Egyptian designs, and how present-day photographers, such as Harry Cory Wright, are still influenced by his boundary-pushing work today.

Airdate: Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 11.00pm on BBC Four.