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The Family

Duration: 03:58

['Title sequence to the first British reality TV series,'The Family' from 1974 - a controversial and widely discussed television experiment of the time, and a precursor to more recent reality TV series of recent years. Shown on BBC One.] Opening scene shows the series producer discussing with the Wilkins family in their small kitchen in Reading how the process will change their lives and reactions by different family members to this.

Available since: Tue 24 Jan 2012


Colin Bell
Clare Jones
Margaret Wilkins
Paul Watson

This clip is from

The Family Compilation

Highlights from the BBC One series, which followed the Wilkins family in 1974.

First broadcast: 12 Oct 1974

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