Living After The Coalface

Twenty years after reporting on the Miners' Strike, Triona Holden returns to Brampton in South Yorkshire where the year-long dispute first began.

She finds out what happened to those involved on all sides: striking miners, those who returned to work, miners' wives and the police.

How have they re-built their lives? Was it worth fighting to save the pit communities? And after all this time, have old enemies been forgiven?

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Twenty years after reporting on the Miners' Strike, Triona Holden returns to Brampton in South Yorkshire where the year-long dispute first began.

She finds out what happened to those involved on all sides: striking miners, those who returned to work, miners' wives and the police.

How have they re-built their lives? Was it worth fighting to save the pit communities? And after all this time, have old enemies been forgiven?

2004033020040404

Twenty years after reporting on the Miners' Strike, Triona Holden returns to Brampton in South Yorkshire where the year-long dispute first began.

She finds out what happened to those involved on all sides: striking miners, those who returned to work, miners' wives and the police.

How have they re-built their lives? Was it worth fighting to save the pit communities? And after all this time, have old enemies been forgiven?