Workers or Shirkers? Ian Hislop’s Victorian Benefits

Ian Hislop presents an entertaining and provocative look at Victorian attitudes to the poor, exploring the views of five individuals whose Victorian attitudes remain resonant.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 59'07''
  • Broadcast year: 2016
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Changing Britain, 1760-1914 | Changing Britain

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Workers or Shirkers? Ian Hislop's Victorian Benefits