1960s


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Britain's Secondary Modern Schools

15. Reel History of Britain: Britain's Secondary Modern Schools

The 1960s was a time when the eleven-plus exam could map out a child's future.

The Americas

3. Alan Whicker's Journey of a Lifetime: The Americas

Alan tracks down a Hollywood plastic surgeon and his favourite patient - his wife.

Beating Beeching: Part 1

3. Welsh Railways: Beating Beeching: Part 1

A look at people who share a passion for steam with the volunteers at Llangollen Railway.

Luckarift/Paine

15. Heir Hunters: Series 5, Luckarift/Paine

The team looks into the estate of former BBC scriptwriter Edward Luckarift.

1940-1965

2. Mixed Britannia: 1940-1965

George Alagiah tells the story of the boom in mixed-race couples following mass migration.

Margot

Margot

Drama based around the relationship between dancers Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev.

The Final Approach

3. The Secret Life of the Airport: The Final Approach

Going from the open, accessible airport of the 1960s to present-day security procedures.

Civil Rights, USA

Witness: Civil Rights, USA

Video clips for the classroom. Exploring the civil rights movement in the USA.

Prog Rock Britannia: An Observation in Three Movements

Prog Rock Britannia: An Observation in Three Movements

Documentary about progressive music and the generation of bands that were involved.