Those Were The Days: Britain In The 1940s

  |  Buy to Own: 22/03/2004
  |  53 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


The story of a turbulent decade dominated by the Second World War and its aftermath. From the horror and destruction of the Blitz in 1941 to the joyous celebrations of Princess Elizabeth's marriage to Prince Philip in 1947, this programme uses newsreel footage and contemporary advertisements to capture the way Britons lived in the 1940s.