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Episode 2: The Meat Market: Inside Smithfield

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The night-time market at Smithfield was once the sole supplier of meat and poultry to London and could play by its own rules.

But now the modern world of political correctness and customer service is proving a challenge for some in this closed, traditional man's world.

Smithfield has been supplying the capital with meat since the 12th century, but what does the future hold for the men of the meat market? Show less

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Executive Producer:
Steve Robinson

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