Episode 2 – ’50 Years of Life in Britain’ podcast series

Download the transcript for episode 2 of our podcast series ’50 Years of Life in Britain’, and listen below.

In this second episode, we move into the 1980s to find out how Neville Butler kept BCS70 going during a decade of austerity. We learn about the benefits of reading for pleasure for children’s English and maths skills. We also ask study participants about their teenage years and find out what it was like sharing their 19th birthday with 4,000 other people at Alton Towers.