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01Filey 194619970621In the first of six programmes, Nick Baker uses the BBC radio archives as a route map of changing Britain.
1: `Filey 1946'.
Billy Butlin's third and favourite camp, once the largest holiday complex in the world, is now known to the locals as `Little Beirut'.
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02The M1 - 195919970628In the second programme of a six-part series, Nick Baker uses the BBC radio archives as a route map of changing Britain.
`The M1 - 1959'.
On a bridge near Slip End, Luton, in November of 1959, Minister of Transport Ernest Marples opened Britain's first 72 miles of motorway, with the ominous portent - `take it easy, motorist'.
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03Carnaby Street - 196019970705The third in a six-part series, in which Nick Baker uses the BBC radio archives as a route map of changing Britain.
`Carnaby Street - 1960'.
Made famous by the mods and rockers of a generation ago, it became a magnet for the pop stars of the day, and was the very image of swinging London.
Now the mods are back, and this time they are Japanese.
04Milton Keynes - 196719970913This was the year in which a BBC reporter strode into a pub in the tiny village of Milton Keynes to ask the regulars what they thought of the planned new town which was to borrow their name.
Now the village has lost its name altogether, and the locals are up in arms.
05Byter Mill Hotel - 197919970920The fifth of six programmes in which the BBC radio archives are used as a route map of changing Britain.
`Byter Mill Hotel - 1979'.
Roger Cook came to Devon's real-life Fawlty Towers and tried in vain to interview its owner on the spot.
Nick Baker finds today's owners much more obliging.
06 LASTNorwich19970927The fifth of six programmes in which the BBC radio archives are used as a route map of changing Britain.
6: Norwich.
A benign theatrical dictator remembered.

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