Cooper and Stollbrand is one of the last clothing factories in Salford. Three years ago, James Eden left his lucrative job in the City to buy a stake in the business. Since taking over, James has dragged the factory out of the doldrums and into the 21st century, developing a business that produces garments for high street retailers and premium designer labels.
Satnam Authi's First Cut film visits Cooper and Stollbrand during the busy run-up to Christmas.
Made in England takes an intimate look at the factory floor through the eyes of football-mad Jean and perfectionist Dot, who provide a vital link between management and the machinists as the business works towards completing orders in time for the Christmas rush.
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|Friday 18 February 2011||Channel 4|
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