The filmed element of an edition of the Tyne Tees Television programme 'Access' that looks at the pay and conditions of women who go out to work to supplement the family income. In order to organise themselves a group of women are trying to establish a working women's charter group at their place of work. They make representations to their union, who initially are unsympathetic. The film also includes interviews with women who are trying to find jobs with good pay that will fit around family commitments.
A filmed sequence from the Tyne Tees Television programme Commercial Break looking at how women are getting a ‘raw deal’ in the current enterprise culture. The film includes interviews with Charlie Johnson, a freelance training consultant helping women into business in Cleveland, about the problems women face dealing with enterprise agencies and three women about their experiences of setting up and running their own businesses.
A highly visual essay on the North East of England, set to a specially composed musical score. A range of images, often using time lapse, double exposure and slow motion, combine in a colourful montage to present an overview of the region's history and development.
A Tyne Tees Television newsreel containing stories covering a winter wonderland exhibition in Newcastle, a report of qualified nurses losing their jobs at Darlington, the opening of a new hostel for old people, a Christmas light switching on ceremony, a vox pop on whether men are meaner at Christmas and a report on the purchase of land at Coulby Newham near Middlesbrough for new development.