Working Class Britain | Underclass to hero, how the working class has been portrayed
Discover the roots of British working class traditions, remember some real working class heroes, and see how lives and attitudes have changed over the years by watching and listening to BBC programmes.
Programmes chosen from over 60 years of broadcasting reveal the changing ways in which the working class have been depicted by the media.
This collection was created in partnership with BBC Two's 'White' season, which explored the current challenges facing the white working class.
The people of Liverpool tell stories of their past and present.
What kind of future might 1961 promise to the shipbuilding industry?
How class conscious are we? Can Britain ever be a classless society?
How working-class celebrities like Twiggy became fashionable.
The language of the English working class explored.
Working Men's Clubs send good cheer to the troops in Northern Ireland.
Actor Michael Caine discusses wealth, marriage and ambition.
Why do the working class in Britain die young?
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