What's the Point of ... - Series 4 - 3. Pubs
Since 2001, almost 10,000 public houses have closed. With beer sales falling, and more people people preferring to drink at home, Quentin Letts asks, 'What is the point of pubs?'.
They've been with us for centuries and are the heart of local communities, but are we falling out of love with pubs? Since 2001 almost 10,000 have called time and pulled their final pint. Those that survive often now look more like restaurants. With beer sales falling and more of us preferring to drink at home, Quentin Letts asks what is the point of pubs?
- Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 9:30PM Wed, 22 Aug 2012
- Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
- First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 9:00AM Wed, 22 Aug 2012
- Duration 28 minutes