1978: Winter of Discontent 2 October 2022: Sunday on Channel 5

1978: Winter of Discontent 2 October 2022: Sunday on Channel 5 11The story of the period of industrial action that changed the face of Britain between November 1978 and February 1979, with contributions from Esther Rantzen, David Hamilton, Carole Malone, and Alastair Stewart. With the worst weather in a decade, 13 million days were lost due to strikes, resulting in thousands of schools closing, hospitals only admitting emergency patients, and the dead not being buried.



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