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Just Another Day


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with John Pitman
Six films which go behind the scenes of places which are part of the British way of life. 4: AA
Next time your car breaks down or won't start, and the AA says there's a two-hour wait, here's a tip. Tell them you're a doctor or a nurse or a teacher. Say you're a plumber on an emergency call - and you'll get priority.
'It's a good trick', says
Sgt Johnny Towers , who is based at Stanmore, Britain's busiest AA Centre. 'That way they get instant service.'
Today a doctor is locked out of his car. They rush to his rescue. He is a doctor. 'Any patients waiting?', he's asked. 'Well, no ... I'm a doctor of science.' Nice one.
A nun with a flat battery calls in - and a woman with two children has to be towed away. On the M4 a member who 'breaks down all the time' waits patiently for help, along with hundreds of other casualties who haven't thought to tell a lie.
Photography JOHN GOODYER
Film editor CHRISTINE GARNER Series producer ANN PAUL Director LINDA CLEEVE


Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Sgt Johnny Towers
Unknown: John Goodyer
Editor: Christine Garner
Producer: Ann Paul
Director: Linda Cleeve

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