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Closure of Grimethorpe Colliery

Title
Closure of Grimethorpe Colliery
Genre
News report; Interview; Music
TX Date
14 May 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:03:42
Description
Report on the closure of Grimethorpe Colliery and the future of the famous Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band, who are heard playing Jerusalem. Speakers are Ken Hancock, NUM; Joan Maychin(?), Women Against Pit Closure campaign; Ken Hurst, Secretary of the Grimethrope Colliery Band. Oni Bhattacharya reports.
Contributors
Ken Hancock; Oni Bhattacharya; Joan Maychin(?); Ken Hurst
Keywords
Trade unions; Coal mining; Yorkshire; Unemployment; Employment; NUM; Mining; Coal miners; Protest movements; Coal mines; Mine closures; Drivetime (radio programme); Grimethorpe; Brass bands; Women Against Pit Closures

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