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Dual Control to Middlesbrough

Will Self continues his 1,000-mile UK tour exploring British identity: Middlesbrough and Redcar, boom and bust. From 2018.

Will Self continues his tour of urban Britain travelling only by coach and bus, assessing British identity at a time of flux.

In Middlesbrough, Will learns about the booming digital scene and finds out what happened to the 1700 workers laid off at the Redcar steelworks in 2016.

Producer: Laurence Grissell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2018.

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15 minutes