Anne McElvoy explores how Victorian labourers came together to find local solutions to their dire working conditions.
Anne McElvoy explores how the values and principles of mutualism, based around a commitment to greater equality, and a push for working people to have more control over their lives became a central thrust of a socialist belief system. Her journey begins in Rochdale, where a small band of workers gave birth to the co-operative movement.
Professor Tony Webster of Northumbria University
Gillian Lonergan of the Cooperative Heritage Trust
Professor Jon Lawrence of the University of Exeter
Producer: Sarah Shebbeare.
- Wed 21 Feb 2018 13:45