Reel History of Britain

Streets in the Sky

Series 1 - Episode 17 Streets in the Sky



Melvyn Bragg travels to Sheffield to look back at the 1960s high-rise flats built to solve the post-war housing crisis, and how the accommodation promised a better way of living. Featuring contributions by Anne Kimuyu, who shares her experience of living on Nottingham's Hyson Green estate before its regeneration, and Charlie Lindley, who is shown footage of his family from a 1966 BBC documentary.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Melvyn Bragg
Executive Producer Ruth Pitt
Series Producer Dympna Jackson