Working Class Britain | Underclass to hero, how the working class has been portrayed
CHANNEL | BBC 1
FIRST BROADCAST | 29 March 1995
DURATION | 1 minutes 52 seconds
In this short news item, female (escorted) and male (unescorted) members at clubs in Leeds give their opinions on whether or not it is a good thing to allow women unfettered access to the facilities of these clubs. Feelings run high, opinions are sharply divided, and not everyone speaks as they find.
Until 2007 women could only freely attend their local clubs. For visits to other venues they had to be chaperoned by a man.
The people of Liverpool tell stories of their past and present.
What kind of future might 1961 promise to the shipbuilding industry?
Promoting better understanding between social classes and nations.
How class conscious are we? Can Britain ever be a classless society?
How working-class celebrities like Twiggy became fashionable.
A study of how urbanisation has changed working class speech and traditions.
The language of the English working class explored.
Working Men's Clubs send good cheer to the troops in Northern Ireland.
'File on Four' shares the experiences of striking miners in Goldthorpe.
Actor Michael Caine discusses wealth, marriage and ambition.
Why do the working class in Britain die young?
Should unescorted women be allowed into Working Men's Clubs?
Football legend George Best bares his soul about his personal life.
Is it the van or the man inside it at the centre of the battle for British roads?
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