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Reel History of Britain

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S1-E19 Dawn of a New Era

S1-E19 Dawn of a New Era

Catch Up


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 & Crew

Presenter Melvyn Bragg
Executive Producer Ruth Pitt
Series Producer Dympna Jackson


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