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The Smoking Years

Timeshift, Series 11 Episode 10 of 12

Timeshift reveals the story of the creature that is 'the smoker'. How did this species arrive on our shores? Why did it become so sexy - and so dominant in our lives? Was there really a time when everywhere people could be found shrouded in a thick blue cloud?

Enlisting the help of Barry Cryer, Stuart Maconie and others, The Smoking Years tells the unnatural history of a quite remarkable - and now threatened - creature. Warning: smoke-filled nostalgia may damage your health.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Fri 13 Nov 2015 03:00


Role Contributor
ParticipantBarry Cryer
ParticipantStuart Maconie
ProducerBorja Cantera
DirectorBorja Cantera
Series ProducerBen Southwell
Executive ProducerMichael Poole