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The programmes in detail
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"The Pound in Your Pocket" will be broadcast from 1800 GMT on Sunday 18 November
Cliff Michelmore returns to our screens to present the story of the ailing Pound from devaluation in November 1967 to the "harsh budget" of March 1968.

Programmes are as follows:

18:00 -THE POUND IN YOUR POCKET
Introduction with Cliff Michelmore.

18:10 - THE MONEY PROGRAMME
from Friday 17 November 1967

Showing in full. William Davis and Alan Watson could not have known that as they brought news from the death bed of the Pound they were only hours from devaluation. Dock strikes, bankers meetings in Basle and Paris, questions in the Commons and currency speculation had left the financial world asking the question: Will the Government take a $1 billion loan or finally face up to devaluing the Pound?

18:55 - OUR MONEY
from Sunday 19 November 1967
Showing in full. Robin Day presents a special programme looking at the implications of the devaluation. The programme includes Harold Wilson's live broadcast from Downing Street featuring his infamous phrase "the pound in your pocket". With news headlines read by Richard Baker and contributions from William Davis, Graham Turner, Andrew Shonfield and Charles Wheeler.

20:00 - POLITICAL BROADCASTS
Showing in full for the first time since its original broadcast, the televised address delivered by Conservative Leader of the Opposition Ted Heath MP in response to devaluation.

20:15 -TWENTY-FOUR HOURS
from Monday 20 November 1967
What will devaluation mean? Cliff Michelmore interviews Lord President of the Council Richard Crossman MP, Conservative Chairman Anthony Barber MP and the Liberal Party's Economic Affairs Adviser Christopher Layton.

20:40 - PANORAMA
from Monday 20 November 1967
Edited highlights. Robin Day and the team bring reaction to devaluation. Featuring Alan Watson, Ian Trethowan and David Dimbleby, with contributions from Patrick Jenkin MP and Douglas Jay MP.

21:15 - TWENTY-FOUR HOURS
from Wednesday 29 November 1967
Callaghan resigns and Roy Jenkins becomes the new Chancellor. They both talk to Twenty-Four Hours. With Cliff Michelmore, Robin Day and Bob McKenzie.

21:40 - POLITICAL BROADCASTS
from 16 January 1968
"New" Chancellor Roy Jenkins outlines cuts to government spending.

21:55 - TWENTY-FOUR HOURS
from 16 January 1968
Following Jenkin's budget cuts Cliff Michelmore talks with an invited 'expert' audience and puts question to Patrick Gordon Walker MP and Iain MacLeod MP. Complete and unedited.

22:35 - POLITICAL BROADCASTS
from 19 March 1968
Budget broadcast by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Roy Jenkins.

22:45 - POLITICAL BROADCASTS
from 20 March 1968
Opposition response to the budget from the shadow chancellor Iain Macleod MP.

22:55 - BUDGET 1968
from 19 March 1968
Edited highlights. Ian Trethowan presents with Michael Shanks (The Times) and William Davis. With contributions from Alan Watson and live from the state-of-the-art BBC Computer Centre, David Dimbleby calculates what the Budget will mean in pounds, shillings and pence for the average British family.

23:15 - TWENTY-FOUR HOURS:
from 19 March 1968
On the day of the 1968 Budget, Cliff Michelmore asks: "What does the Chancellor need with 923 million?" Includes interview with Peter Jay (The Times) and a satirical look at the Budget from Nigel Hawthorne. Complete and unedited.



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