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Watch The Blight: A Wonderful Documentary On Glasgow’s Barrowfield Gang Lands In 1982

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GLASGOW has a tough reputation.  In 1982, the BBC documentary department went on safari in Glasgow, reporting on the city’s gangs.

The show focused on the Barrowfield is an area of east Glasgow in Camlachie, close to Celtic Park, home of Celtic Football Club.

The study on urban decay and life was split in four parts:

BLIGHT, WORK, THE SCHEME and THE BOND.

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Posted: 30th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment (1)