Blood, Sweat and T-shirts

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Blood, Sweat and T-shirts
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 4
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC Three
Original run 22 April 2008 (2008-04-22)  – 13 May 2008 (2008-05-13)
Chronology
Followed by Blood, Sweat and Takeaways

Blood, Sweat and T-shirts is a British TV documentary series, broadcast in 2008 on BBC Three.

The series followed six British fashion consumers aged between 20 and 24[1] as they travelled to India to live and work alongside Indian garment workers, making clothes destined for sale in British high-street stores.[2][3]

The series was nominated in the Best Factual Series category at the 2009 BAFTA Television Awards.[4]

The series was followed by Blood, Sweat and Takeaways in 2009, which focused on the food production in Asia,[5] and Blood, Sweat and Luxuries in 2010, which focused on the production of luxury goods in Africa.[6] Stacey Dooley, one of the participants, has presented several shows for BBC Three since 2009 under the title Stacey Dooley Investigates.[7][8][9]

International broadcast[edit]

  • In Australia, Blood, Sweat and T-shirts aired on ABC2 each Wednesday at 8:30pm from 7 April 2010.[10]
  • In Finland on YLE TV2 each Wednesday at 8pm from 13 January 2010, edited down to 45 minute episodes.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC Thread: Blood, Sweat and T-shirts". Retrieved 24 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Why six British youngsters will never buy high street fashion again after visiting India's sweatshops". Daily Mail (London). 16 April 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Sutcliffe, Thomas (23 April 2008). "Last Night's TV: They're cottoning on to the real world". The Independent (London). Retrieved 24 November 2009. 
  4. ^ BAFTA Television Awards Winners in 2009, retrieved 24 November 2009 
  5. ^ Billen, Andrew (20 May 2010). "Blood, Sweat and Takeaways; Dollhouse". The Times (London). Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  6. ^ Wollaston, Sam (21 April 2010). "Blood, Sweat and Luxuries, Afghan Star and Olympic Dreams". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  7. ^ "Kids for Sale: Stacey Dooley Investigates". BBC. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "Kids with Guns: Stacey Dooley Investigates". BBC. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  9. ^ "Sex Trafficking in Cambodia: Stacey Dooley Investigates". BBC. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  10. ^ "ABC2 Programming Airdate: Blood, Sweat & T-shirts (episode one)". ABC Television Publicity. 1 October 2010. 
  11. ^ "Australia Network Programming Airdate: Blood, Sweat & T-shirts (episode one)". ABC Television Publicity. 1 October 2010. 
  12. ^ "YLE TV2 Episode Details: Blood, Sweat & T-shirts (translated)". YLE TV Guide. 7 April 2011. 
  13. ^ "ZDFneo Factuals: Blut, Schweiß & T-Shirts". ZDF.de. 20 January 2012. 

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