The Town That Wouldn't Lie Down (1975)
Updated at 9:56 am on 1 November 2011
Originally aired on Jack Perkins Retrospective, Wednesday 14 January 2009
A colourful portrait of Blackball, past and present. With the great days of coal gone and the mines closed, the inhabitants of this West Coast settlement were told to leave and let the town die. They refused, and today the town not only exists but thrives.