A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to reinterview them at seven-year intervals to determine how their lives and attitudes have changed. Written by
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Only 4 of the 14 children were girls - while the programme aimed to show children from different class backgrounds, equal gender representation was not particularly considered in 1964. Michael Apted
has stated that one of his regrets about this series is that he not take feminism into account, and consequently included fewer girls and did not select them on the basis of any possible careers they might choose. See more
What would you do if you had lots of money, about, um, two pound?
Voice-over during final credits: "If you want to see what happens to these children, look in at Granada Television on Tuesday, May the second ... in the year 2000." See more
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What Would I Do
Written by Stanley Alexander
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