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Season 1984 1984

  • 1984-01-01T20:30:00Z on BBC One
  • 30 mins
  • 19 hours, 30 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary, News

Panorama is a BBC Television current affairs documentary programme. First broadcast in 1953, it is the world's longest-running public affairs television programme.

39 episodes

1984x14 The Prime Minister

  • 1984-04-09T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Robin Day interviews Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street.

1984x16 The Coal War

  • 1984-04-30T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

The prospect of closure for collieries across Britain is believed to be pushing moderate areas towards more militant approaches. Led by Arthur Scargill of the National Union of Mineworkers, many believe that participation in the strike is their only hope of securing a future for the mining industry. In the studio, Scargill and Ned Smith of the National Coal Board discuss the issues surrounding this wave of industrial action.

1984x17 The Bradford Experiment

  • 1984-05-14T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

David Lomax reports on the policies Bradford council has devised to meet the needs of the city's Muslim Asian schoolchildren and combat the lack of integration, poor attendance and attainment among that community - while simultaneously trying to not alienate the white majority.

1984x26 Is The Coal Face Crumbling?

  • 1984-09-17T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Six months into the miners' strike, 'Panorama' speaks to all sides about the ongoing dispute. Representatives of the National Coal Board explain their 'back to work' policy, while those who have already returned to work explain their decision and their feelings about being branded 'scabs'. We also hear from the wives of the miners still on strike, whose fury over strike-breakers matches their determination to win the battle.

1984x34 Justice Under Fire

  • 1984-11-12T20:30:00Z — 30 mins

Profile of recent shoot to kill incidents and supergrass trials. Panorma asks, can terror be defeated by ordinary law of the land and what rules should govern the Sectarian Forces.

1984x38 To the bitter end?

  • 1984-12-10T20:30:00Z — 30 mins

With the winter of 1984 biting, and a solution to the Miners' Strike no nearer, Panorama spends 10 days filming exclusively with the police and the striking miners themselves in South Yorkshire.