Starting in the early 1950's this episode covers the importance of the North East for heavy industry such as mining, ship building and steel making.
This episode covers the period from 1955 to 1960 and focuses on leisure activities in the North East.
Covers the period of the early 60's and focuses on the impact of increased personal freedom in the North East of England.
This episode covers the period from 1965 to 1970. The episode focuses on the juxtaposition between swinging sixties and the hippy movement with traditional heavy industry in the North East
This episode focuses on the period from 1970 to 1975. In 1970 Tyne Tees television started broadcasting in colour. This episode covers miners strike and the three day week along with big engineering projects in Newcastle.
This episode focuses on the period from 1975 to 1980. The decline of heavy industry in the North East makes way for the rise in other types of industry. Union unrest continues in the mines, steel works and shipyards.
This episode covers the period from 1980 to 1985. There is unrest and a large miners strike. The North East adapts to life without heavy industry and looks to define itself in other ways.