Blood, sweat and tshirts – BBC

Six young fashion addicts experience life as factory workers in India, making clothes for the British high street. In this four-part series, the six work in the mills of India’s cotton belt and stitch clothes in cramped back rooms, sleeping next to their sewing machine.

BBC

Amrita, 21

A fashion photography student, has never thought about who makes her clothes

Georgina, 20

A telesales exec, thinks nothing of wearing an item only once then throwing it away

Mark, 24

An account manager from Essex, dresses to impress. See how he fares on the production line

Richard, 24

Richard runs his own ad agency. He thinks sewing’s a piece of cake. But what does quality control make of his work?

Stacey, 20

A shop assistant from Luton, gets out of sewing by swapping mascara for her co-worker’s labour

Tara, 21

See how it changes their attitudes to cut-price clothing.

From London, wants to be a fashion designer. Can she hit the factory target of two garments a minute?

  1. 24 Apr 2008 20:00 21:00

BBC Three

Episode 1

Fashion lovers try working in India to learn how the clothes they wear are manufactured.

  1. 25 Apr 2008 01:25 02:25

BBC Three

Episode 1

Fashion lovers try working in India to learn how the clothes they wear are manufactured.

  1. 26 Apr 2008 02:30 03:30

BBC Three

Episode 1

Fashion lovers try working in India to learn how the clothes they wear are manufactured.

  1. 29 Apr 2008 03:15 04:15

BBC Three

Episode 1

Fashion lovers try working in India to learn how the clothes they wear are manufactured.

  1. 29 Apr 2008 21:00 22:00

BBC Three

Episode 2

In Delhi, the Brits work alongside the migrant tailors of a backstreet workshop.

  1. 30 Apr 2008 00:30 01:30

BBC Three

Episode 2

In Delhi, the Brits work alongside the migrant tailors of a backstreet workshop.

  1. 1 May 2008 20:00 21:00

BBC Three

Episode 2

In Delhi, the Brits work alongside the migrant tailors of a backstreet workshop.

  1. 2 May 2008 01:20 02:20

BBC Three

Episode 2

In Delhi, the Brits work alongside the migrant tailors of a backstreet workshop.

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t shirt printing, screen printing, embroidery

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