Glimpses Of The Past

Episodes

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A three-part series in which

Professor Theo Barker delves among the BBC Sound Archives. 1: Well Satisfied for Four Pence!

A century ago, a worker was lucky if he earned 18 shillings a week.

But beer was cheap - and the bread and cheese often on the house.

Producer Daniel Snowman

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Theo Barker

Producer: Daniel Snowman

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Unknown: Professor Theo Barker

Producer: Daniel Snowman

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Three programmes in which

Professor Theo Barker delves among the BBC Sound Archives.

2: Yearning for Yesterday A century ago most people in Britain were already living in towns.

But it's the rural memories that loomed most rosily. Producer Daniel Snowman

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Contributors

Unknown: Professor Theo Barker

Producer: Daniel Snowman

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The final programme in which

Professor Theo Barker delves among the BBC Sound Archives.

In for a Penny...

What did you do in your spare time, Grandad?

A century ago, youthful pastimes were often a lot more enterprising than today.

Producer Daniel Snowman

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Theo Barker

Producer: Daniel Snowman

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Two programmes in which Professor Theo Barker delves among the BBC Sound Archives.

1: Yearning for Yesterday A century ago most people in Britain were already living in towns. But it's the rural memories that often loomed rosiest.

Producer Daniel Snowman

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Theo Barker

Producer: Daniel Snowman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911004]
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The second of two programmes in which

Professor Theo Barker delves among the BBC Sound Archives.

InforaPenny - What did you do in your spare time, grandad? A century ago, youthful pastimes were often a lot more enterprising than today.

Producer Daniel Snowman

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Theo Barker

Producer: Daniel Snowman

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