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Brian Cox's Jute Journey

Hollywood actor Brian Cox is a son of Dundee. The city is the big constant of his life. He grew up amid the clatter of the jute mills, where both his parents began their working lives.

The jute trade, making hessian from India's 'golden' fibre, dominated Dundee for over a century, linking it with Kolkata. It is now fast becoming a memory. Documentary journey into Brian Cox's past, and on to Kolkata in the footsteps of the Dundee jute workers who left to seek their fortunes in India.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 24 Feb 2010 01:30


Role Contributor
PresenterBrian Cox
DirectorBrian Ross
ProducerJohn Archer