The first place in Britain to have a public electricity supply.

Before the National Grid was constructed electricity supply in Britain was very patchy, but there were places that were pioneers. Find out here the first location in Britain to have a public electricity supply and how people reacted to turning on the electric lights.

Release date: 18 Oct 2010

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56 seconds

Credits

Role Contributor
NarratorPhilip Glenister
DirectorGaby Hornsby
ProducerGaby Hornsby
Executive ProducerClare Sillery

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