Working Class Britain | Underclass to hero, how the working class has been portrayed

White Van Man Speaks

Is it the van or the man inside it at the centre of the battle for British roads?

CHANNEL | Radio 4

FIRST BROADCAST | 12 August 2005

DURATION | 27 minutes 14 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

2005

Synopsis

Rory Cellan Jones explores the stereotype of the scourge of Britain's congested roads with the help of Peter Marsh a social scientist, Sarah Kennedy - the Radio 2 DJ who coined the term - and of course the great white van man himself.

Did you know?

The Ford Transit, has been described as the backbone of the British economy. It first appeared on British roads in 1965 and has been in continuous production ever since.

Contributors

Rory Cellan Jones
Presenter
Sarah Kennedy
Contributor
Peter Marsh
Contributor
Betty Rubens
Producer

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