Ninetysomething

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930731]

A look into the early lives of some of Britain's oldest citizens.

1: Fairies at the Bottom of the Garden. Bittersweet childhood memories going back to the turn of the century. Producer Miriam Akhtar

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930731]

Producer: Miriam Akhtar

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930807]

The over-nineties take centre stage.

2: Revolt of Women. Women brought up in a time of sexual ignorance and large families, with little knowledge of birth control, reveal how they ultimately triumphed. Featuring first-hand encounters with Dr Marie Stopes. Producer Miriam Akhtar

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930807]

Unknown: Dr Marie Stopes.

Producer: Miriam Akhtar

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930814]

3: Journey's End. Death may be a taboo today, but to the over-nineties there are no holds barred and quite a few smiles. Encounters with death, aging and the afterlife are discussed with Britain's oldest working priest, a spiritualist medium and the 98-year-old daughter of a Victorian undertaker.

Producer Miriam Akhtar

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930814]