The Seven Up TV series

In 1964 a TV programme introduced a group of seven year olds to the public.

It has returned to film them every seven years since then, creating a fascinating record of changes in British life.

The series has now reached 56 up. Michael Apted, its director, talks to Witness.

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Sun 20 May 2012 00:50 GMT

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