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01Leisure, Looking Back And Looking Forward20181003

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about leisure time, the past and future.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about what they do in their spare time, as well as their perspectives on the past and future.

From Luton in Kent to Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores views on leisure time - and how our families see the past and the time ahead.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak

0101Education & Aspirations20180521

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein presents a new series in which he asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

From Bedlington in Northumbria to Tonbridge in Kent, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores the importance of education and ambition across the generations. Among those in the hot seat, 20 year old maths prodigy Caleb Thomas from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, his father Ian and grandmother Barbara.

Alan's questions are drawn from a survey conducted by the University of Essex in the 1980s which interviewed 100 families across the country.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak.

0101Education And Aspirations2018052120180912 (R4)

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein presents a new series in which he asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

From Bedlington in Northumbria to Tonbridge in Kent, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores the importance of education and ambition across the generations. Among those in the hot seat, 20 year old maths prodigy Caleb Thomas from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, his father Ian and grandmother Barbara.

Alan's questions are drawn from a survey conducted by the University of Essex in the 1980s which interviewed 100 families across the country.

Producers: Laurence Grissell & Paul Kobrak.

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein presents a new series in which he asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

From Bedlington in Northumbria to Tonbridge in Kent, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores the importance of education and ambition across the generations. Among those in the hot seat, 20 year old maths prodigy Caleb Thomas from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, his father Ian and grandmother Barbara.

Alan's questions are drawn from a survey conducted by the University of Essex in the 1980s which interviewed 100 families across the country.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak.

0102Money & Marriage2018052220180919 (R4)

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about money and marriage.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about money and marriage.

From Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales to Luton in Bedfordshire, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores views on marriage and money across the generations. Among those in the hot seat, 73 year old Anna Stefani and her family who own a cafe and amusement arcade in Fleetwood on the Lancashire coast - and are struggling to cope with a downturn in business.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak.

0103Politics & Social Class20180523

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about politics and social class.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about politics and social class.

From Fleetwood in Lancashire to Tonbridge in Kent, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores views on politics and class across the generations. Among those in the hot seat, child care providers Steven and Christine Beckwith from Bedlington in Northumbria, lifelong Labour voters who've recently turned their backs on the party.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak.

0103Politics And Social Class2018052320180926 (R4)

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about politics and social class.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about politics and social class.

From Fleetwood in Lancashire to Tonbridge in Kent, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores views on politics and class across the generations. Among those in the hot seat, child care providers Steven and Christine Beckwith from Bedlington in Northumbria, lifelong Labour voters who've recently turned their backs on the party.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak.

0104Leisure Time20180524

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about their leisure time.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about what they do in their spare time.

From Luton in Kent to Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores views on leisure time across the generations.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak.

0105The Future20180525

Alan Dein asks five families revealing questions about how they see the future.

Alan Dein asks families revealing questions about every aspect of their lives.

Alan Dein asks several generations of five families from across the UK revealing questions about the future.

From Tonbridge in Kent to Bedlington in Northumbria, every family faces the same searching questions. Today, Alan explores how different generations see the future.

Producers: Laurence Grissell and Paul Kobrak.