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All Our Yesterdays (ITV 8 Apr 1971, Emmanuel Shinwell)



In this edition of All Our Yesterdays it is January 1947 and Britain is in the grip of a fuel crisis. It’s the worst winter for some fifty years and there is a coal shortage.

Emmanuel Shinwell was Minister of Fuel and Power in Britain’s first post-war Labour Government. He talks to Brian Inglis about the problems faced by the country at that time.

production details
UK / ITV – Granada / 1×25 minute episode / Broadcast Saturday 8 January 1972 at 11.20pm

Series: All Our Yesterdays

Historical Advisor: Professor Asa Briggs / Producer: Douglas Terry / Director: Michael Becker

Hosted by Brian Inglis.