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The Men Who Built the Liners 

A look back at the time when shipbuilding dominated the landscape and employment of cities in Britain, with an archive visit by Glasgow's most famous son to the site of his apprenticeship.

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Jeremy Bristow

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Cast

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Lesley Sharp ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Ian Johnston Ian Johnston ... Himself - Maritime Historian
Tom McKendrick Tom McKendrick ... Himself - Loftsman, 1963-69
Alexander Morrison Alexander Morrison ... Himself - Shipyard Worker, 1931-64
Sandy Stephen Sandy Stephen ... Himself - Former Managing Director, Alexander Stephen and Sons, 1948-68
Sandy Stephen Sandy Stephen ... Himself - Former Managing Director, Alexander Stephen and Sons, 1948-68
Jimmy Reid Jimmy Reid ... Himself - Trade Unionist (as Jimmie Reid)
Brian Whittingham Brian Whittingham ... Himself - Plater, 1965-75
Bob Dickie Bob Dickie ... Himself - Joiner, 1948-96 and Union Convenor, 1969-80
Isabel Dickie Isabel Dickie ... Herself - Wage Clerk, 1945-80
Billy Connolly ... Himself - Former Shipyard Worker (archive footage)
Sean Connery ... Himself (archive footage)
John Eden John Eden ... Himself - Minister for Industry (archive footage) (as Sir John Eden)
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A look back at the time when shipbuilding dominated the landscape and employment of cities in Britain, with an archive visit by Glasgow's most famous son to the site of his apprenticeship.

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29 October 2009 (UK) See more »

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