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Afternoon Edition
ITV Schools
Company:Granada
First run:
19th September
1963

-
25th May
1967

(4 school years)
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Duration:25 minutes
Subject:Citizenship: Current Affairs
Audience:Age 13-16
Language:In English
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Contents

  • a talk on a current affairs issue, including film footage and photographs, followed by Question Time, an opportunity for children to phone into the studio from their classrooms to ask questions
  • presented by journalists including Michael Parkinson, Brian Redhead, Bill Grundy and Alastair Burnet
  • early episodes included a cartoonist in the studio to illustrate the programmes
  • the phone-in element - originally an experiment in the first episode which proved popular and was established as a regular feature - was dropped in autumn 1966 and for its last year the series consisted of purely documentary units lasting an entire term, on The Stormy Years, The Communist World and The Way the War Made


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