A Life of Grime[11/03/2003] (2003)

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    John Peel

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    United Kingdom

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The first programme in the eight-part fourth series following the work of environmental health officers employed by the London Borough of Haringey. The battle continues against "grot and grime, rats and roaches, foul smells and festering food". Health inspector Yunes Heinaz visits a takeaway serving customers unwanted extras. Polish war veteran and rubbish collector Mr Edmund Trebus, who featured in the first series in 1999, makes a last stand against the removal of rubbish amassed over a 30 year period.

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