The Century Speaks

Corin Redgrave introduces a series portraying 20th-century life in Britain.

The accounts are drawn from Europe's largest oral archive, and were collected throughout the BBC regions during the last year of the century.

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01Where We Live20001007

Corin Redgrave introduces a series portraying 20th-century life in Britain.

The accounts are drawn from Europe's largest oral archive, and were collected throughout the BBC regions during the last year of the century.The landscape and the townscape.

02House And Home20001014
03Living Together20001021
04Childhood20001028
05Playtime20001104

He explores the relationship between society and leisure.

06Getting Older20001111

Social issues and the elderly.

07Crime And Law20001118

Experiences of the judicial system and law enforcement in society, and the social implications of legal precedents on punishment and sentencing.

08 LASTWhat's Next?20001125

A speculative look at global issues affecting the future of society, from political and economic developments to medical and technological advances and the strain on our environment.