Brass Tacks (British TV programme)

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Brass Tacks was an influential BBC TV documentary programme on BBC from 1977–1988.[1][2] Presenters included Brian Trueman, Eric Robson, David Dimbleby, John Ware and John Harrison.[3]

The first episode, aired on 6 July 1977, featured a debate as to whether or not the Moors murderer Myra Hindley should be considered for parole from the life sentence she had received more than a decade earlier.[4]


  1. ^ Greg Philo (2014). Seeing and Believing The influence of Television. Routledge. p. 228. ISBN 978-0415036214.
  2. ^ "Brass Tacks (TV series)". British Film Institute.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Brass Tacks - Episode guide - BBC Two". BBC.
  4. ^ "PANORAMA: MYRA HINDLEY DEBATE : David Dimbleby" (TXT). Retrieved 2017-02-22.

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