Reel History of Britain

Series 1 - 19. Dawn of a New Era

About this programme

19/20. Melvyn Bragg travels to Manchester, where he focuses on the 1900s, and learns how work in the Lancashire cotton mills shaped the childhoods of local people. A fairground owner catches a glimpse of his grandfather on film, and there is also a look at a valuable discovery in a Blackburn basement.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Melvyn Bragg

Crew

Executive Producer
Ruth Pitt
Series Producer
Dympna Jackson
Categories
Documentary