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The Honeymoon Period

The second episode in this evocative series about Britain's motorways explores how they have transformed where we live, work and play in Britain over the last 50 years. From unbelievably glamorous early service stations to contemporary shopping centres with the infrastructure of a small town, this enthralling film is a journey through the wonderful, and the weird, places motorways have taken us. Contributors include seminal planner Sir Peter Hall, author Will Self, caravanners, hitchhikers and commuters, all on our eagerness to accelerate down the slip road, and the social changes that have followed.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Tue 9 May 2017 02:00


Role Contributor
NarratorPhilip Glenister
Series ProducerEmma Hindley
DirectorGaby Hornsby
Executive ProducerClare Sillery