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colour , sound (sep), 10 mins 43 secs


Giles Brandreth visits 'The North' and asks what the future holds for Northern mill towns. Opens with title sequence containing shots of Liverpool, Manchester and Blackpool. Brandreth is shown at the Environment Centre of the North West, where he interviews Director Graham Ashworth about how the environment of the North is changing. Brandreth then interviews women on a market, Deputy Managing Director of Premier Mill in Darwen Arthur Pickup, and customers at a fish and chip shop about the sense of community in the North. There are general views of cobbled streets, terraced housing, mill interiors, people eating chips from newspaper and the Pennine Hills.

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