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Long Road from Jarrow
- A journey through Britain then and now
- By: Stuart Maconie
- Narrated by: Stuart Maconie
- Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
In the autumn of 1936, some 200 men from the Tyneside town of Jarrow marched 300 miles to London in protest against the destruction of their towns and industries. Precisely 80 years on, Stuart Maconie walks from north to south, retracing the route of the emblematic Jarrow Crusade. Following history's footsteps, Maconie is in search of what modern Britain is really like today.
Fabulous, edgy recreation of the Jarrow March
- By Mr SA Lambe on 27-08-17
This has been a delight all the way through. Stuart at his best! I cannot recommend this retelling of an important part of British working class history enough.