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With the proposed changes in income tax and the introduction of value added tax the British tax structure is due for its greatest alteration since William Pitt slapped on income tax in 1799. How will the changes affect taxpayers? Are there any lessons that Europe can teach us?

Presented by Brian Widlake
With Paul Griffiths, David Taylor and Robert McKenzie


Brian Widlake
Paul Griffiths
David Taylor
Robert McKenzie
Associate Producer:
Peter Dunkley
Executive Producer:
John Dekker

('36 Le Grand Tournant)
The first of two outstanding documentaries from France.

'The voice of history stutters': this telling phrase opens Henri de Turenne's detailed analysis of the rise and fall of the uneasy radical alliance that formed the French Popular Front. Archive film illustrates how the events of May 1968 echo the political stirrings of 1936.
Commentary written by Jean-Francois Reval
(This Week's Films: page 13)


Based on an idea by:
Pierre Hadrien
Jean-Francois Reval
English translation:
John Minchinton
Henri de Turenne
Presented for BBCtv by:
David Francis

The Other, Slaughterhouse-Five, Images are among the films Sheridan Morley and Philip Jenkinson review in this month's round-up of current releases.


Sheridan Morley
Philip Jenkinson
Barry Brown
Rowan Ayers

BBC Two England

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