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Crime drama - 'Softly, Softly - Task Force' in 1970
Duration: 02.48Clip duration: 02.48
An extract from the police drama series 'Softly, Softly - Task Force'.
Drama - 'Cathy Come Home' in 1966
Duration: 02.38Clip duration: 02.38
Extract from the television play following the descent into homelessness of a family.
Drama - 'Threads in 1984
Duration: 02.01Clip duration: 02.01
Extract from 'Threads', a feature length drama about a nuclear strike on Britain.
Racism in the 1970s
Duration: 04.15Clip duration: 04.15
Introduction to racism and its history in British life - Alf Garnett and Enoch Powell.
Soap - 'Compact' in 1962
Duration: 01.36Clip duration: 01.36
An extract from 'Compact', soap opera about the employees at a women's magazine.
Soap - 'EastEnders' in 1985
Duration: 02.21Clip duration: 02.21
An scene from the soap opera 'EastEnders', first broadcast on 12 September 1985.
Soap - 'EastEnders' in 2008
Duration: 02.57Clip duration: 02.57
Extract from the soap opera 'EastEnders', featuring the character Dot.
Soap - 'Grange Hill' in 1978
Duration: 03.01Clip duration: 03.01
A scene from 'Grange Hill' about truancy.
Soap - 'Grange Hill' in 1986
Duration: 03.19Clip duration: 03.19
Extract from 'Grange Hill', a children's soap opera set in a secondary school.
Soap opera - 'The Grove Family' in 1957
Duration: 01.33Clip duration: 01.33
Extract from 'The Grove Family', soap opera about a London family first broadcast in 1957.