Local affairs

Subjects of controversy in provincial areas are the basis of two separate regional documentary programmes, ABC of the Midlands directed by Marjory Ruse and ABC of the North directed by Reginald Collin, in which local Arts, Business and Current affairs are reviewed each week on the ABC Network

Willoughby Gullachsen

▲ Councillor Denis Thomas, Chairman of Birmingham’s Public Works Committee, explains the Corporation’s plan to carry the main Coventry Road on stilts to the City boundary, a plan which has stirred up strong feelings among residents along the road, one of whom is seen with the Councillor and interviewer Marie Sheringham

Host David Mahlowe introduces ABC of the North at the Company’s Manchester studios

Bedford Studios

Should York’s ancient Guildhall have been rebuilt, or should the City Council have provided something more in keeping with present needs?

The Lord Mayor of York right discusses the question with local journalist Stacey Brewer and architect David Leckenby