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Mills and Factories

Documentary series celebrating Britain's rich industrial heritage, presented by Fred Dibnah.

Fred traces the development of Britain's textile industry from the picturesque Scottish countryside of New Lanark to the urban mill town of Burnley and talks to ex-weavers about life in the mills, and meets a group of volunteers who have spent 30 years saving mill engines from the scrapheap.

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28 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 May 2014 11:00


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PresenterFred Dibnah

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Fred Dibnah

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