Image for Black Wednesday?

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Black Wednesday?

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 06 August 2014

Steve Le Fevre explores the figures behind "Black Wednesday", supposedly the day when death rates in hospitals go up because new doctors start working. Plus the story of the female tram drivers of Weston-super-Mare who took up the roles when the men went to fight.


World War One At Home

Progs Bristol

Discover incredible stories about Bristol during WW1.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss