The Word On The Street

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19920421]

Susan Marling presents a series which reflects the experience of life at street level in contemporary Britain.

1: Morecambe.

If Morecambe were a factory it would have been closed down long ago. Instead its residents struggle to extract a profitable future from an all-pervasive past. Producer Mary Price

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Unknown: Susan Marling

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Susan Marling presents a series which reflects the experience of life at street level in contemporary Britain.

2:Leyton. In Leyton,

"They're all at it, but keep it quiet", or so says John (not his real name) the Con. "It" is crime. In a dingy back room "they" talk about life outside the law.

Producer Mary Price

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Susan Marling presents a series which reflects the experience of life at street level in contemporary Britain.

3:Chapeltown.

Residents and habitues of Chapeltown Road, Leeds, give their views on why this street is regarded as a centre of trouble and offer startling suggestions as to how to enact change. Producer Mary Price

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Susan Marling presents a series reflecting life at street level in contemporary Britain. 4: Bristol.

The "crusties" are a tribe of street-living young who survive on begging and so-called busking. They offer a philosophy which questions the accepted values of society. Producer Mary Price

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Susan Marling presents a series which reflects the experience of life at street level in contemporary Britain.

5: Redhill.

St John's Road, Redhill, is a pleasant leafy road in a Surrey suburb. From all appearances it is comfortably tucked down out of the wind of recession. Open the well-kept front doors and you discover otherwise.

Producer Mary Price

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Susan Marling presents a series which reflects the experience of life at street level in contemporary Britain.

6: Cefneithin.

The Fly-Half Factory of Wales.

Producer Mary Price

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920526]