Heatwave: Summer of ’76 18 June 2022: Saturday on Channel 5

British Planes That Won the War with Rob Bell "Harrier Jump Jet" 8 July 2022: Episode 4 on Channel 5 11The account of the 1976 summer drought, during which gardens burnt, towns relied on community standpipes for water, and Britons were advised to ‘bath with a friend.’ The drought had devastating consequences for the government, industry, and the elderly, yet the recollections of those who were young remain halcyon and hedonistic.

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