Working Class Britain | Underclass to hero, how the working class has been portrayed
CHANNEL | Radio 3
FIRST BROADCAST | 03 January 1968
DURATION | 42 minutes 49 seconds
In part two of this dissection of working class speech patterns, the presenter Jeremy Seabrook talks to people in Northamptonshire. The programme contains some outmoded attitudes towards poverty and class but in spite of this it does contain some fascinating interviews, including one with a self-confessed vandal.
Jeremy Seabrook is a prolific author, sociologist and playwright from Northampton who has used interviews with individuals as the basis of much of his work. One of his works, 'What Went Wrong: Why Hasn't Having More Made People Happier', has a foreword written by Pulitzer prize winner Studs Terkel.
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