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The Mayor with Red Trousers

After his first year in office, this is the rollercoaster journey of the colourful and straight talking first elected Bristol Mayor, George Ferguson. The documentary team obtained exclusive access to the Mayor's work and life while he is getting to grip with challenges of running the city.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 18 Nov 2013 19:30
BBC One West

A Very Powerful Politician?

A Very Powerful Politician?

One year on from the election, Giles Dilnot finds out how new mayor George Ferguson is faring. What do Bristolians make of him with his trademark red trousers?


We'll hear George Ferguson's assessment of his first year in office, speak to his supporters and opponents, and ask what difference, if any, has he made to the city's fortunes.


Giles meets Greg Clark, Minister of State for Cities, to find out if the fortunes of the city mayor could be revived around the country.


Listen to the Radio 4 programme about the first year of the Mayor of Bristol.  


Role Contributor
ProducerMat Lingard
DirectorRobin Toyne
Executive ProducerDimitri Houtart