Riotous Assemblies

Three programmes in which Martin Wainwright investigates the forgotten occasions of protest when British people were driven beyond endurance and made their presence felt on the streets.

Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981205]

Martin Wainwright investigates occasions of protest when British people made their presence felt on the streets. 2: The Leeds Dripping Riot. In 1865, a cook was prosecuted for stealing a dollop of dripping from her employer. The people of Leeds were incensed and took to the streets. Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981205]

Martin Wainwright investigates occasions of protest when British people made their presence felt on the streets. 2: The Leeds Dripping Riot. In 1865, a cook was prosecuted for stealing a dollop of dripping from her employer. The people of Leeds were incensed and took to the streets. Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981205]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Producer: Anne Marie

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981205]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Producer: Anne Marie

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981212]

Martin Wainwright investigates occasions when British people made their presence felt on the streets.

The Means Test Protest. In 1931, the introduction of compulsory means-testing led to a furious reaction by the people of Salford.

Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981212]

Martin Wainwright investigates occasions when British people made their presence felt on the streets.

The Means Test Protest. In 1931, the introduction of compulsory means-testing led to a furious reaction by the people of Salford.

Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981212]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Producer: Anne Marie

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19981212]

Unknown: Martin Wainwright

Producer: Anne Marie

01The Housewives Revolt1998052819981128

In 1795, serious food shortages led to riots across the country, and it was the housewives of CARLISLE who took matters into their own hands.

01The Housewives Revolt1998052819981128

In 1795, serious food shortages led to riots across the country, and it was the housewives of CARLISLE who took matters into their own hands.

02The Leeds Dripping Riot1998060419981205

In 1865, a cook was prosecuted for `stealing' a dollop of dripping from her employer. The people of LEEDS were incensed and took to the streets.

02The Leeds Dripping Riot1998060419981205

In 1865, a cook was prosecuted for `stealing' a dollop of dripping from her employer. The people of LEEDS were incensed and took to the streets.

03 LASTThe Means-test Protest1998061119981212

In 1931, the introduction of compulsory means-testing led to a furious reaction by the people of SALFORD.

03 LASTThe Means-test Protest1998061119981212

In 1931, the introduction of compulsory means-testing led to a furious reaction by the people of SALFORD.