Do the privileged have the monopoly on the top universities? Would you be prepared to work for free? We talk to students, teachers and actor George Costigan to bring you stories of people striving to level the playing field.

Main presenter: Waleed Akhtar
Editing and production: Helen Clapp
Music and sound design: Michael Edwards
Sara’s words voiced by Rebecca Scroggs

Organisations and research mentioned in the episode and useful links:
Newham Collegiate Sixth Form
Trust For London report ‘The Inbetweeners’
ONS report into graduates in the labour market
‘The Party’s Over’ Paula Cocozza
‘I went to Oxford. As a black female student, I found it alienating and elitist’ – Afua Hirsch
NCS article about Newham Collegiate Sixth Form
Diane Reay – Miseducation: Inequality, education and the working classes
The Acting Class – Deirdre O’Neill, Mike Wayne

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