Ian McMillan explores the marginal and forgotten coalfields of England.

Across Britain, most pits closed 20 years ago and memories are fading.

Away from the major coalfields, many people don't even remember that coal was recently mined in Somerset, Kent, Shropshire, Cumbria and The Forest of Dean.


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01Madeley In Shropshire2006021420070806With Jack and May Smart and Shelagh Lewis.
02The Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire2006022120070807With Ray Ashley, Maurice Bent, Jack Meek and Royston James.
03Kent2006022820070808With Mike Sole, Fred Thompson, Bill Gilham, Sam Robinson, Jim Davies and The Betteshanger Welfare Brass Band.
04Somerset2006030720070809With Francis Hillier, Mark Bridges, Alec Hann and Wilf Perkins.
05 LASTCumbria2006031420070810With Violet Wilson, Isabella McCracken and Hannah McCarron.

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