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Making an Honest Fiver

Synopsis
On the eve of the introduction of a new £5 banknote, the film follows the design and production of a new set of banknotes, showing what they look like and how they are designed to defeat conterfeiting.
Series
Horizon Special, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1990
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC1 on 6/6/90.
Subjects
Economics
Keywords
counterfeiting; money

Credits

Producer
David Dugan
Contributor
Robin Brightwell
Cast
Leo McKern 

Production Company

Name

Windfall Films Ltd

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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