Come The Revolution?

Neil Walker talks to men on the shopfloor who in the 1960s and 70s experienced revolution in the workplace as industry declined and their jobs and skills were replaced by new technology.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19921104]

Neil Walker talks to men on the shopfloor who in the 1960s and 70s experienced revolution in the workplace as industry declined and their jobs and skills were replaced by new technology.

1: / Wouldn't Trust an Employer to See Me across the Road

In such ports as Hull, sons followed fathers on to the docks. When containerisation changed the way ships were loaded and unloaded, dockers felt their whole way of life was threatened.

Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921104]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921111]

Neil Walker talks to men on the shopfloor who in the 1960s and 70s found their skills replaced by new technology.

2: Once a Railwayman Always a Railwayman In the language of railwaymen there's an expletive - "Beeching". When Dr Beeching reshaped the railways with his policy of "make it pay or cut it out", he challenged the core of what railwaymen believed in - service over cost.

Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921111]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921118]

Last of the series in which

Neil Walker talks to workers whose industrial skills have been replaced by new technology. 3: A Job for Life.

When cold print technology replaced hot metal printing, it changed a way of working virtually unchanged in a century. Few foresaw the changes to come.

Producer Julia Shaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921118]
01Wouldn't Trust An Employer To See Me Across The Road19921104

In such ports as Hull, sons followed fathers on to the docks. When containerisation changed the way ships were loaded and unloaded, dockers felt their whole way of life was threatened.

Producer Julia Shaw

02Once A Railwayman Always A Railwayman19921111

In the language of railwaymen there's an expletive - "Beeching". When Dr Beeching reshaped the railways with his policy of "make it pay or cut it out", he challenged the core of what railwaymen believed in - service over cost.

Producer Julia Shaw

03 LASTA Job For Life19921118

When cold print technology replaced hot metal printing, it changed a way of working virtually unchanged in a century. Few foresaw the changes to come.

Producer Julia Shaw