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Returning to the V&A Museum, where he was once the director, Roy Strong opened the show that marks 30 years of campaigning by SAVE Britain's Heritage. It was during Strong's tenure that the V&A staged its 'Destruction of the Country House' exhibition - the moment the heritage industry sparked into life. Things have changed. As Strong said: 'We now have that TV programme Restoration, with Griff Rhys Jones looking like he's on day release and those two people whose only adjective is 'fantastic'.'

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