Exploring The Past

June 2020

Season 1, Episode 5 (Kirsty And The Nhs)

3.0 0 x
15 year old Kirsty discovers how the new National Health Service saved her grandmother's life when a new mobile x-ray unit picked up the early signs of TB in a random test.
May 2020

Season 1, Episode 4 (Elliot And Immigration)

3.0 0 x
15 year old Elliot from West London finds out how his grandfather, Philip, stowed away on a cargo ship from Ghana, to build a new life, alongside thousand of migrants, brought in to help build the new post war Britain.
April 2020

Season 1, Episode 2 (Nicole And London's East End)

3.0 2 x
15 year old Nicole visits London's East End where her grandfather, Steve, worked as photographer for a local newspaper.
February 2020

Season 1, Episode 1 (Mitchell And The Mods)

3.0 0 x
Mitchell, from Walsall, interviews his grandmother, Jacki, who was a mod in the 60's. Now aged 75, Jacki re-visits former dance hall Bloxwhich Baths, and reveals her memories of life as a post war teenager.
September 2017

Season 1, Episode 6 (Sophie And The Collieries)

3.0 9 x
Sophie, from York, follows in the footsteps of her grandfather, Roger Hampson, who spent his life painting the industrial area he grew up in.
March 2016

Season 1, Episode 3 (Amba And Women's Work)

3.0 35 x
15 year old Amba explores the role of women in the immediate post war years. She talks to her great grandmother Betty, who worked in a food processing factory.