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1959: A Panorama Guide

Documentary looking back at 1959 through the eyes of the BBC current affairs programme Panorama, recalling a time when Britain finally realised that the old world was disappearing.

Documentary looking back at 1959 through the eyes of the long-running BBC current affairs programme Panorama, recalling a time when Britain finally realised that the old world was fast disappearing.

The game was up with the Empire and attitudes to class, race and gender were beginning to shift, while television was entering a golden age, with Panorama playing a key role in documenting the birth of modern Britain.

1 hour

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer John Thynne
Executive Producer Martin Wilson

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