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Made in Britain: The Glassmakers

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
What do we make? - what will they buy? Spotlight on the export drive: new ideas - new products - new markets.

Few gifts give more lasting pleasure than a piece of crystal glass. The craftsmanship involved in blowing and cutting by hand has remained basically unaltered since the turn of the century - so British cut glass still sells well abroad. But glassmaking, especially by automation for mass markets, has its problems. One leading manufacturer experienced an alarming slump in profits - and had to take drastic steps to put his house in order.
(Postponed from 10 August)

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Reporter: Ian Ross
Production: Michael Woolard
Production: Ivor Yorke

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Made in Britain: The Glassmakers

BBC One London, 7 September 1970 23.05






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