Snobs, Blockers And Bodgers

Richard Coles traces the way three towns have been shaped by a particular industry.


0101Northampton: Shoe Town - New Town19980130

A look at the town which started out producing boots for Cromwell's army and is now making Doc Martens.

0102Luton: Home Of The Hatters19980206

A look at the town which, in 1680, petitioned Parliament about woolly hats.

0103 LASTHigh Wycombe: Chairs, Chapels And Children19980213

looks at the town which is home to the Windsor chair.