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Episode 1 of 2

Duration: 1 hour

Whatever happened to the working class? In episode one of a two-part series for BBC One, Paul O'Grady goes on a very personal journey through the history of the British working class to find out how work shaped our communities and what happened when those iconic jobs disappeared.

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Paul O'Grady
Executive Producer
Eamon Hardy
Series Editor
Clare Tavernor
Jean Marsh
Tony Benn


  • Thu 15 Aug 2013 21:00 BBC One except Scotland, Scotland HD

  • Thu 15 Aug 2013 22:40 BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only

  • Tue 20 Aug 2013 23:35 BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD

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