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Series 15: 7. Glasgow to Cumbernauld



At the home of Scottish football, Glasgow’s Hampden Park stadium, Michael admires the oldest football trophy in the world and hears how the 'passing game' was born there. From Scotland’s busiest railway station, the splendid Glasgow Central, Michael heads to the M8 motorway to see 16 lanes of traffic slicing through the city centre.\n\nAt the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Michael hears how, after the Second World War, artist Joan Eardley set up a studio amid the tenements of Townhead and painted children from Glasgow’s slums. Michael finishes this leg of the journey in the planned, modernist new town of Cumbernauld, where he hears about the utopian ideals that shaped its design and architecture.

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