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Issue No. 2414

The Mill 

Channel 4, Sundays at 8pm and online at 4oD

The Mill is a powerful historical drama based on working class life and struggle in 19th century Cheshire.

The first series told the story of young apprentices, who take their lives into their own hands as part of a movement demanding workers’ rights. 

In this second series, the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act has been introduced. 

The Chartist movement is set to burst onto the scene. 

For Socialist Worker’s review of the first series go to

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh, until 25 August, 

The Edinburgh Fringe claims to be the largest arts festival on earth.

It will showcase thousands of shows in more than 250 venues.

Bobby Womack: In his own words

BBC Radio 2. Available on BBC Iplayer

Soul and RNB legend Bobby Womack passed away last month.

Don’t miss BBC Radio 2’s programme commemorating his death. 

It’s based one of his last interviews recorded in May, with Bobby speaking on a range of topics. 


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Tue 29 Jul 2014, 18:12 BST
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