The Smoking Years


Episode Info

Documentary which reveals the story of the creature that is 'the smoker'. How did this species arrive on our shores? Why did it become so sexy - and so dominant in our lives? Was there really a time when everywhere people could be found shrouded in a thick blue cloud? Enlisting the help of Barry Cryer, Stuart Maconie and others, the film tells the unnatural history of a quite remarkable - and now threatened - creature.