• Classroom Resources
  1. Crime drama - 'Softly, Softly - Task Force' in 1970

    Duration: 02.48

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    An extract from the police drama series 'Softly, Softly - Task Force'.

  2. Drama - 'Cathy Come Home' in 1966

    Duration: 02.38

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    Extract from the television play following the descent into homelessness of a family.

  3. Drama - 'Threads in 1984

    Duration: 02.01

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    Extract from 'Threads', a feature length drama about a nuclear strike on Britain.

  4. Racism in the 1970s

    Duration: 04.15

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    Introduction to racism and its history in British life - Alf Garnett and Enoch Powell.

  5. Soap - 'Compact' in 1962

    Duration: 01.36

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    An extract from 'Compact', soap opera about the employees at a women's magazine.

  6. Soap - 'EastEnders' in 1985

    Duration: 02.21

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    An scene from the soap opera 'EastEnders', first broadcast on 12 September 1985.

  7. Soap - 'EastEnders' in 2008

    Duration: 02.57

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    Extract from the soap opera 'EastEnders', featuring the character Dot.

  8. Soap - 'Grange Hill' in 1978

    Duration: 03.01

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    A scene from 'Grange Hill' about truancy.

  9. Soap - 'Grange Hill' in 1986

    Duration: 03.19

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    Extract from 'Grange Hill', a children's soap opera set in a secondary school.

  10. Soap opera - 'The Grove Family' in 1957

    Duration: 01.33

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    Extract from 'The Grove Family', soap opera about a London family first broadcast in 1957.