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Sisters Under the Skin

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Third of four documentaries about women in Britain today - 20 years after the liberation movement promised a revolution in their lives. With a blend of insight and humour, Sisters Under the Skin explores the reality of feminism in the 80s. It's Different for Girls
Margaret Cassidy returns from Australia for a reunion with her seven sisters. They include Rose, unmarried and dedicated to her job in the film industry, and Mary, equally dedicated to her large family and small farm. Also Claire, who has an au pair and a boutique, and Bridget who stayed at home in Northern Ireland. They have different lifestyles and different views on the role of women.
Reporter Dorothy Allen
Film editor STEVEN WOFFENDEN
Director and producer JOHN DRURY
Executive producer COLIN CAMERON BBC North West

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Cassidy
Reporter: Dorothy Allen
Editor: Steven Woffenden
Producer: John Drury

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