40 Minutes Season 1983
S1983 E00Jan 13, 1983
Mister Perks Jan 13, 1983 Documentary which looks at the life of Bernard Perks, about to be released from Cardiff Prison where he has spent 15 of his 20 adult years, and his problems in surmounting a chronic alcoholism problem.
S1983 E00Feb 3, 1983
The Rovers Feb 3, 1983 Documentary which looks at a period of the last few months of 1982 in the fortunes of Tranmere Rovers FC, a football club fighting for survival in the fourth division of the Football League in their centenary season.
S1983 E00Jan 27, 1983
Something to Do with Video Jan 27, 1983 Documentary on the varied uses, domestic and commercial, of from an Indian family keeping contact with their distant culture to the makers of PRIVATE SPY, to surveillance to piracy.
S1983 E00Jan 20, 1983
Package Tour Jan 20, 1983 Documentary which looks at the holiday makers on a flight from Manchester to Alicante in Spain, and at their impressions of their subsequent holidays in Benidorm and their return to Manchester.
S1983 E10Mar 3, 1983
Female Circumcision Mar 3, 1983 Documentary which looks at the reasons and the effects of female circumcision as practised in the Sudan, with a look at evidence that the ritual is perpetuated all over the western world.
S1983 E10Mar 10, 1983
A Minor Incident at the Berlaymont Mar 10, 1983 Documentary which looks at the lobby of the EEC by fishermen of the North-East, who attempted to influence EEC bureaucrat John Pearson's thinking on the issue of EEC fishing rights and the Common Fisheries Policy.
S1983 E10Oct 30, 1983
Mistress Oct 30, 1983 Documentary in which three "mistresses" of married men are interviewed about the function and practicalities of their relationships with other people's husbands.
S1983 E10Nov 6, 1983
Bodyline Nov 6, 1983 Documentary about the controversial M.C.C. cricket tour of Australia in 1933, where the tactics of M.C.C. captain Douglas Jardine caused a huge controversy.
S1983 E10Nov 13, 1983
Something for the Ladies Nov 13, 1983 Documentary which looks at various competitions for men, ranging from "bachelor of the year" to "Mr Universe".
S1983 E10Nov 20, 1983
House of Love Nov 20, 1983 Documentary which looks at the religious cult of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and the lives of his followers in the Suffolkheadquarters of the cult.
S1983 E10Mar 17, 1983
A Gentle Way with Cancer? Mar 17, 1983 Series of documentaries filmed at the Bristol Cancer Help Centre, which uses a unique form of psychological and philosophical treatment for cancer.
S1983 E10Feb 10, 1983
Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother Feb 10, 1983 Documentary which looks at the problems of children who have to look after their elderly parents and the violence and resentment this sometimes causes.
S1983 E10Feb 17, 1983
Freshers Feb 17, 1983 Documentary which looks at the experiences of the new arrivals at Liverpool University in autumn 1982 as they start their first experience of life away from home, with a special focus on the problems of blind student Gillian Wake.
S1983 E10Feb 24, 1983
English Lesson Feb 24, 1983 Documentary which looks at the lives of nine Polish seamen who left their ship in Port Stanley, Falklands to seek political asylum, only to be involved in the Falklands War and later shipped to London where they live a stateless existence on the fringe of the British Polish Community.
S1983 E20Dec 4, 1983
Jail Within a Jail Dec 4, 1983 Documentary about the lives of the inmates of the maximum security unit at Maids tone Prison, with interviews with many of the prisoners who are there, who are, for various reasons, at risk in the main prison.
S1983 E20Dec 18, 1983
Pranks Dec 18, 1983 Documentary which looks at the blossoming trade in professional pranksters and singing telegrams in London
S1983 E20Dec 11, 1983
Who's a Pretty Girl, Then? Dec 11, 1983 Documentary which follows the progress to find "Miss Pears 1983."
S1983 E20Nov 27, 1983
Innocent Until Proved Guilty Nov 27, 1983 Documentary which looks at the inadequacy of the remand system in the UK and the effects which this date has on the lives of the untried prisoners who live in our overcrowded prisons.