At Bristol airport, Melvyn looks back to the 1970s, when package holidays really took off and millions of British holidaymakers headed abroad. Former Pontins entertainer, Paul James ... See full summary »

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Melvyn Bragg ... Himself - Presenter
Simon Calder ... Himself
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At Bristol airport, Melvyn looks back to the 1970s, when package holidays really took off and millions of British holidaymakers headed abroad. Former Pontins entertainer, Paul James remembers when this most British of holiday companies first set up camp in the Mediterranean. Jean Pitt and Jane Hosegood describe what it was like being some of Bristol airport's first package holiday reps. And Stephen Manley-Clarke recounts how his passion for air travel, beginning with his first package holiday, led to a life spent in the air. Written by Anonymous

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16 September 2011 (UK) See more »

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