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The Family - Representation

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['The Family; The After Years' was a programme from 1988 which looked back at the huge impact of British television's first reality TV series, 'The Family' (produced and broadcast live in 1974 ). ] This controversial series, a precursor to the explosion of reality TV series in recent years, examined the daily lives of a real family in Reading over a six month period. The 1988 programme explored what had happened to family members in the intervening years. Focus here on how the treatment of ethnic minority representation was handled in the media at the time.

Available since: Tue 24 Jan 2012


Paul Watson
Margaret Wilkins
Paul Watson

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The Family The After Years

Paul Watson introduced a 1983 update of his 1974 series The Family.

First broadcast: 30 Jul 1988

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