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How We Used to Live is a British educational historical television drama written by Freda Kelsall and sometimes narrated by Redvers Kyle and John Crosse, both employed as continuity announcers at Yorkshire Television at the time of production. Production began in 1968 at the YTV studios in Leeds. The series traced the lives and fortunes of various fictional Yorkshire families from the Victorian era until the 1960s, in and around the fictional town of Bradley, using self-contained short dramas interspersed with archive footage.

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  1. Peter Howitt

    Peter Howitt

  2. Sue Jenkins

  3. Jane Hazlegrove

    Jane Hazlegrove

  4. Diana Davies

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Season 7

1987 | 6 Episodes

Season 7 of How We Used To Live premiered on September 15, 1987.

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