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The World of U B40


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The Smiths
A compilation of the recent series about one family's experience of trying to stay in work, presented by Eric Robson.
The Smith Family from
Peterlee, County Durham. explain the reality of what it s like to be out of work. John Smith , 40, highly skilled and no stranger to working away from home, was made redundant after 17 years in work. His wife Carol manages the family finances on £90 per week. Her son John is 19 and has six 0-levels, but has never worked, while Paul, his younger brother, has only three and has always had a job. He is the family's sole wage-earner. Film cameraman
Film editor MICHAEL DUXBURY Executive producer JENNY ROGERS
Producer RICHARD ELSE (e) BBC North East


Presented By: Eric Robson.
Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: Richard Wranken
Producer: Jenny Rogers

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