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Funny Money

Since carrying his box of belongings out of the bank in 2008, when Lehman Brothers filed the biggest bankruptcy in US history, Henry Dodds has reconsidered the meaning of money.

Since carrying his box of belongings out of the bank in 2008, when Lehman Brothers filed the biggest bankruptcy in US history, precipitating the worst recession since the 1930s, Henry Dodds has had to re-assess the meaning of money.

Starting in Canary Wharf, outside the offices where he once worked, Henry sets out on a journey to discover whether trust in the financial sector can ever be restored, and what steps need to be taken to adjust our relationship with money to one which is a force for good. Along the way he seeks advice from Sir Hector Sants, former CEO of the Financial Services Authority, social anthropologist Sitna Quiroz, clinical psychologist Elise Stephen, journalist and author of Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner, Katrine Marcal, and a butcher in Newcastle's Grainger Market, where the Dodds family firm traded for over a century.

Producer: Marya Burgess.

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28 minutes

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Mon 5 Sep 2016 11:00

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