Fifty years ago today, miners across Britain walked out on strike in a landmark dispute that popularised the flying picket. We speak to striking workers about their memories on the frontline.
When it comes to telling the story of the labour movement, women have too often been an after-thought – we take a look at five documentaries which buck the trend by putting Britain’s working-class women to the fore.
In January 1993, women from mining communities set up camps at seven mines facing closure. After a year-long struggle, the pits closed – but not before the camps united supporters around the country.