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Y/0481/0001
L1862
YTV Production
DISPATCHES
DISPATCHES - RADIOACTIVE BRITAIN
This documentary, made for C4's Dispatches series, investigates the incidence of child cancer in areas of Britain where there is radioactivity within the government limits, including Capper Pass smelting works near Hull and Smiths Industries in Bishops Cleeve. Shots: Sheep in muddy field; farmer filling feeding troughs; sheep eating green crops in field (0.00-0.39) (0.52-1.22) (3.17-3.26). INTV farmer ALAN NICHOLLS about abnormalities in his sheep & radioactivity in vicinity of his farm near the Capper Pass smelting plant (0.39-0.52) (1.22-1.33) (3.12-3.17) (13.44-13.53) (38.28-38.50). S' Capper Pass Smelting Works at North Ferriby near Hull; cus & ls' chimney emitting smoke & ext gvs works (1.33-1.58)(2.13-2.45)(10.43-10.53)(11.14-11.22)(11.31-11.49) & (13.38-13.44). S' children on way to school (1.58-2.13)(3.32-3.47)(8.48-8.54). INTV Managing Director at Capper Pass JOHN MILLS, about their pollution control standards (2.45-3.09) (14.41-14.52) (37.14-37.36). INTV DENZIL UNDERWOOD, ex-head teacher at Wolferton School, about incidence of child cancer (3.47-4.19). CHARLOTTE COLLINGWOOD (6) on way to school; INTV her mother about leukemia diagnosed in Charlotte (4.19-5.11)(5.59-6.10)(8.29-8.48). INTV mother of EDWARD BAILEY who died of brain tumour in 1981 (5.11-5.59). INTV Medical Authority spokesman about clusters of child cancer (6.16-6.57)(7.58-8.17). INTV un-named doctor about incidence of child cancer (7.24-7.58)(8.17-8.29)(10.27-10.43)(10.53-11.14)(12.56-13.05)(31.15-31.52)(33.14-33.52) & (36.39-37.14). DR PAUL JOHNSTON, London University biologist, & assistant, testing for pollution in garden in Anlaby (8.54-9.11) & sending up remote-control helicopter to test pollution from Capper Pass chimney (9.14-9.39) & analysing samples in laboratory (9.39-9.53): INTV DR JOHNSTON about the discovery of pullonium 210 in smoke (9.53-10.13). INTV Department of Environment inspector about factoryemissions laws (11.49-12.32)(13.18-13.38)(16.14-16.26)(23.12-23.29) (23.52-23.59) (24.45-24.55) & (26.51-27.19)(28.23-28.52)(35.29-35.40)(35.51-36.17)(37.36-37.49). INTV DR BARRY LAMBERT, radiation biologist at London University (12.32-12.56)(20.42-21.15)(23.59-24.18). INTV BILL COULTER, parish councillor (14.08-14.41). Cu yellow "Caution Radioactive Material" sign (15.30-15.35)(18.47-18.52). Cu trimphone with luminous dial (16.56-17.14). Exts & ints Teletrading Ltd in Southampton (17.14-17.33)(21.35-21.55). SHARI UNWIN & NICOLA WISEMAN, ex-employees of Teletrading, demonstrating how they used to dismantle trimphones & the dangers involved: INTV Shani's father (17.33-18.47)(18.52-19.51). Ls' radioactive waste dump at factory in Wales, containers lined up: INTV councillor about the dump (21.55-23.12)(24.18-24.44) & (24.55-25.15). S' derelict site in Ilford where gas-mantle factory used to stand & s' nearby school with radioactive waste in containers close to school wall (25.17-25.40)(26.24-26.46)(27.19-27.35)(27.52-28.02)(37.56-38.21). DR PAUL JOHNSTON inspecting site with geiger counter & INTV about high radiation levels (25.40-26.09) (26.46-26.51) (27.35-27.40)(29.25-29.31)(38.21-38.27). INTVS local residents about the dump (26.09-26.24). Exts Smiths Industries factory at Basingstoke in Hampshire (28.02-28.23). Exts & pan Smiths Industries factory at Bishops Cleeve in Gloucestershire (28.52-29.25) & INTV Smiths director about contamination (29.31-30.02)(34.07-34.33)(34.57-35.04). ANDREW STRANGE having blood sample taken from thumb (he suffers from leukemia) & INTV mother (30.02-30.54). INTV Gloucestershire Local Health Authority spokesman on incidence of leukemia (30.54-31.15) (33.53-34.07). INTV mother of JULIE PARKER who died at 12 of bone cancer (31.52-33.14). S' dump used by Smiths Industries; DR PAUL JOHNSTON & assistant checking for radioactivity with geiger counter (34.33-34.57)(35.04-35.29)(35.40-35.51)(36.17-36.29).
DISPATCHES - RADIOACTIVE BRITAIN
Y/0481-01
Directors - RON ABERCROMBIE, IAN McFARLANE Producer - JAMES CUTLER
YORKSHIRE TELEVISION
FACTUAL
39
28
1988-03-04
FACTUAL PROGRAMMES
PROGRAMME
UK VERSION
F069
Colour
Stereo
45
CHANNEL FOUR TELEVISION CORPORATION
YORKSHIRE TELEVISION