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Wales in the Sixties Episode 4 of 4

Using colour archive and personal stories this people's history concludes with the moving story of how a new age of electricity and labour-saving devices transformed home and family life in sixties Wales. The decade began with Welsh families enduring some of the worst housing in Britain with many homes lacking basic facilities like inside stories, bathrooms - and some even electricity. Women benefitted most of all from the improvements. Many were freed from a life of endless domestic drudgery, childbearing and full-time motherhood.

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30 minutes

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Tue 3 Dec 2013 22:35
BBC One Wales, Wales HD only

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ProducerSteve Humphries
DirectorSteve Humphries
EditorAndy Attenburrow

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