40 Minutes Season 1982
S1982 E00Jan 14, 1982
The Great Cover-Up Jan 14, 1982 Documentary about baldness and the way in which four men seek to disguise their hair-loss from the outside world.
S1982 E00Feb 4, 1982
The George Formby Story Feb 4, 1982 Documentary profile of entertainer George Formby, in which Michael Dean attempts to solve some of the mysteries surrounding the life of the Lancashire entertainer.
S1982 E00Jan 28, 1982
The Last Resort Jan 28, 1982 Documentary on Glenthorne, a high-security prison for young offenders in Birmingham, and one of only two such units in Britain.
S1982 E00Jan 21, 1982
Brighton Or Bust Jan 21, 1982 Documentary following the fortunes of three competitors in the RAC London-Bright on veteran car rally 1981; Johnny Thomas Amanda and Deborah Bennett and Lord Montagu with Stirling Moss.
S1982 E10Oct 6, 1982
Roedean Oct 6, 1982 Documentary on Britain's most famous girls public school from the point of view of the pupils.
S1982 E10Oct 13, 1982
Skinheads Oct 13, 1982 Documentary which looks at the skinhead "culture" in 1982 England and in particular at four skins from London and their lifestyle; John, "Brownie", "Chubby" and Eddie.
S1982 E10Oct 20, 1982
Rabbits Don't Cry Oct 20, 1982 Documentary about the increasing militancy of those dedicated to the prevention of experiments on animals and vivisection.
S1982 E10Mar 25, 1982
Heart Transplant: Bruce Anderson's New Heart Mar 25, 1982 Documentary series filmed at Harefield Hospital which looks at the way in which patients there are given new hearts and the problems that surround heart transplant surgery.
S1982 E10Feb 11, 1982
Burgled Feb 11, 1982 Documentary which looks at a three day period in the London suburb of Richmond On Thames and at the burglaries which occurred in that time in the area.
S1982 E10Feb 18, 1982
Bomber and Brendan Feb 18, 1982 Documentary about Herol "Bomber" Graham, Sheffield Boxer and his trainer Brendan Ingle, and about their preparations for last November's big fight for Herol, against Kenny Bristol for the Commonwealth light-middleweight title.
S1982 E10Feb 25, 1982
Mutiny Feb 25, 1982 Documentary which looks at the story of the arrest of 192 British soldiers in a field in Salerno in September 1943, who were later court-martialed and found guilty of mutiny, with interviews with three of the convicted mutineers.
S1982 E10Mar 4, 1982
Saved in the Nick of Time Mar 4, 1982 Documentary which looks at the work of Nick Mead who is dedicated to the collect ion and preservation of buildings and parts of buildings which have been made up of parts of older buildings which have been dismantled.
S1982 E10Mar 11, 1982
Birth Reborn Mar 11, 1982 Documentary which looks at a theory of childbirth developed by Dr. Michel Odent in Pithiviers in France which challenges the accepted methods in the western world. He believes women should rely on their basic instinct during child birth. No anaesthetics or drugs are ever used and caesareans are rare. Mother and child are not separated immediately after birth, and fathers are encouraged to join in. Post natal depression is virtually unheard of. This documentary follows the unit through the crisis and calm of a busy week.
S1982 E10Mar 18, 1982
Hunt Saboteurs Mar 18, 1982 Documentary on the events of a winter's day in rural Sussex on which a group of hunt saboteurs are out to "hit" the local hunt.
S1982 E20Nov 25, 1982
Miners Nov 25, 1982 Documentary which looks at the lives and beliefs of miners in a small Yorkshire mining community in the Barnsley area.
S1982 E20Dec 16, 1982
How Do I Look? Dec 16, 1982 Documentary about three women and their weight problems, looking at the ways in which Gaynor, Sandra and Jane attempt to change their figures.
S1982 E20Dec 9, 1982
The Lad's Night Out Dec 9, 1982 Documentary which looks at the traditional pre-Christmas charity dinner for the Stable Lad Welfare Trust. The Horse Racing fraternity raise thousands of pounds for the otherwise lowly paid stable lads, but the evening is not without its more bizarre rituals.
S1982 E20Dec 2, 1982
Mr. Moonlight Dec 2, 1982 Documentary which profiles the entertainer Frankie Vaughn looking at his life and career and the way in which the packaging of his image affected his life.
S1982 E20Oct 28, 1982
An Emotional Matter Oct 28, 1982 Documentary which looks at the process of decisions made by Durham County senior education officer to close certain schools in his area, from the point of view of the officer, Mr Grimshaw.
S1982 E20Nov 4, 1982
Lost in a Crowd Nov 4, 1982 Documentary which looks at the problems of loneliness. Five people who are trying to find their own ways to deal with and overcome loneliness are in a compartment in a train. They tell their stories to us, but do not communicate with each other, despite their shared problem.
S1982 E20Nov 11, 1982
The Cruelty Man Nov 11, 1982 Documentary which looks at the work of one of the 250 NSPCC inspectors in Britain, investigating cases of cruelty to children. It looks at a typical week for Howard Wolfenden, both at work and outside.