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The Postwar Home

Hidden Killers Episode 4 of 4

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb looks at the hidden dangers of the British postwar home. In the 1950s, people embraced modern design for the first time after years of austerity and self-denial. The modern home featured moulded plywood furniture, fibreglass, plastics and polyester - materials and technologies that were developed during World War II.

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Thursday 22:15

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Role Contributor
PresenterSuzannah Lipscomb
Production CompanyModern Television Ltd
ProducerSuzanne Phillips
DirectorSuzanne Phillips
Executive ProducerClare Paterson
Executive ProducerSarah Broughton