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Stitch in Time

29 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 12 January 2014

As fashion retailers demand an ever faster response to consumer desires and costs rise abroad, there are signs of a fledgling revival in British textile manufacturing. Peter Day finds out how real it is, and whether it can last.

(Photo: Models on the catwalk at London Fashion Week. Credit: Getty Images)

  • Contributors to this programme

    Jonny Mitchell
    Commercial Director, Lee Ann Fashions

    Gillian Marjoram,
    Founder, Lee Ann Fashions

    John Miln
    Chief Executive, UK Fashion and Textile Association

    Kevin O’Marah
    Head of Research, SCM World

    Daliah Simble
    Head of Sourcing and Production, Roland Mouret

    Paul Williams
    Business Director, East End Manufacturing

    Bill Macbeth
    Managing Director, Textile Centre of Excellence

    Maria Hollins
    Retail Director ASOS

    Jenny Holloway
    CEO Fashion Enter

    Tony O’Connor
    Head of Design for Menswear, Marks & Spencer

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