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A Revolution in Five Acts

on BBC Radio 4 FM

In the last of this week's series looking at Acts of Parliament that helped redraw the lines between the state and society in Victorian Britain, Ian Hislopturns his attention to work and the legislation that put an end to the use of one of the most powerful icons of Victorian inhumanity: the chimney-sweep climbing boys. Producer Tom Alban
Repeated at 9.30pm


Ian Hislopturns
Tom Alban

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