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FOR THE SCHOOLS

Synopsis

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Interlude
2.5 Your Home and Mine
' The New Farming '
GEOFFREY BOUMPHREY
2.25 Interlude
2.30 British History
Big Towns
A dramatic interlude written for broadcasting by WRAY HUNT
' Berry Street , it was unpaved ; and down the middle a gutter forced its way, every now and then forming pools in the holes with which the street abounded.... Women from their doors tossed household slops of every description into the gutter. ... Heaps of ashes were the stepping stones, on which the passerby, who cared in the least for cleanliness, took care not to put his foot.' ('Mary Barton ', Mrs. Gaskell. 1839-41). This is a description of Manchester about 1840. How was it the town had been allowed to remain so dirty? Most of the large towns in England at this time were like this. Wasn't anyone responsible for keeping them clean ? In less than one hundred years we have managed to clean up our towns.

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Wray Hunt
Broadcasting By: Berry Street
Unknown: Mary Barton






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