Community Charge - Town Hall Riots

Episodes

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Comments
Programme Catalogue - Details: Sound Archive19900307

BBC Programme Number: 31SX7663

Notes: CAIRS 317663

Description

SBH:Extract from R4 0800 Hrs News reporting previous night's violent demonstrations against the new community charge. Act. Bristol demo. (shouts of "no poll tax!"; report by Steve McCormack); int. with Cllr. from Weston-super-Mare (absolutely disgusted); int. with Alan Eastwood of Police Federation - knows people feel aggrieved - but "people in this land do not take to arms - peaceful demos. way of life". Being orchestrated by left-wing elements.

TXN/TDT:R4 07-Mar-1990 CON:ROOPER Alison (rdr) MCCORMACK Steve (spkr) DAWES John (spkr) EASTWOOD Alan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alison Rooper (rdr)

Steve Mccormack (Speaker)

Alan Eastwood (Speaker)

John Dawes (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4