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Christmas on Benefits

Radio 1 DJ Phil Taggart travels to Bristol to meet a group of young jobseekers and sets them the mission of organising a cracker of a Christmas party on a benefits budget.

Christmas can make a hole in your pocket seem enormous. With one in five young people in the UK unemployed, BBC Radio 1 DJ Phil Taggart - once unemployed and living on benefits himself - presents an essential guide to Christmas for the young and broke. Phil travels to Bristol to meet a group of young jobseekers in the position he used to be in, and sets them the mission of organising a cracker of a Christmas party on a benefits budget.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 23 Dec 2013 03:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Phil Taggart
Director Kate Ansell
Producer Kate Ansell
Executive Producer Sam Collyns
Assistant Producer Hannah O'Grady

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