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Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

BBC Timeshift - History of Pubs

Thursday 4 April 2024

The pub has been the mainstay of British society since medieval times, a cornerstone of any community playing a unique role in national life. But in the past 50 years the pub has undergone massive change. This programme examines the core values of this definitively British institution and questions its survival. With contributions from Jeremy Hardy, Rowan Pelling and Pete Brown. Narrated by Arthur Smith

Available on the i-Player here