A Fighting Chance

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19980101

World heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has pumped 1.5 million pounds into a college in Hackney to educate problem teenagers.

Classes are small and morale is high.

`The difference is that they treat you like an adult here,' says 16-year-old Martin.

But can this experiment in education survive? Paul Rees reports.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700623]

by John Ridgway and Chay Blyth abridged by DONALD BANCROFT Read bv THE AUTHORS

The true story of a rowing boat and two men pitted against the Atlantic Ocean.

Produced by PAUL STEPHENSON

(First of six instalments: first broadcast in Woman's Hour, January 1968)

Contributors

Unknown: John Ridgway

Unknown: Chay Blyth

Abridged By: Donald Bancroft

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700624]

by JOHN RIDGWAY and CHAY BLYTH read by the authors (2)

Contributors

Unknown: John Ridgway

Unknown: Chay Blyth

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700625]

by JOHN RIDGWAY and CHAY BLYTH read by the authors (3)

Contributors

Unknown: John Ridgway

Unknown: Chay Blyth

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700626]

by JOHN RIDGWAY and CHAY BLYTH read by the authors (4)

Contributors

Unknown: John Ridgway

Unknown: Chay Blyth

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700629]

by JOHN RIDGWAY and CHAY BLYTH read by the authors (5)

Contributors

Unknown: John Ridgway

Unknown: Chay Blyth

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700630]

by JOHN RIDGWAY and CHAY BLYTH abridged by DONALD BANCROFT read by the authors

Produced by PAUL STEPHENSON

Contributors

Unknown: John Ridgway

Unknown: Chay Blyth

Abridged By: Donald Bancroft

Produced By: Paul Stephenson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19980101]

World heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis has pumped £1.5 million into a college in Hackney to educate "problem" teenagers.

Classes are small and morale is high. "The difference is that they treat you like an adult here," says 16-year-old Martin. But can this experiment in education survive? Paul Rees reports. Producer Joy Hatwood

Genome: [r4 Bd=19980101]

Unknown: Lennox Lewis

Unknown: Paul Rees

Producer: Joy Hatwood