Edited ITV Central News report from 29th January 1986 at Thorntons, Somercotes.

Nick Franklin item on a group of schoolchildren from Parks Middle School, Belper, who visited Thorntons chocolate plant in Somercotes, Alfreton, Derbyshire.

Interview with Michael Thornton, Deputy Chairman, regarding the visit which he hopes will encourage children to consider a career in industry. Interview with Rev. Benjamin Lewers, Provost of Derby Cathedral, who accompanied the children and schoolchildren, regarding their visit.

G/V's H. M. Queen opening the Thorntons Alfreton plant.
G/V's children being shown round plant, sampling chocolates.
G/V's easter eggs and chocolates being made on a production line, sorted and packed.
B/W still - archive still of an early Thorntons chocolate plant.
Plus edited trims to royalty free music.

NB: Some of original report contained images broadcast to the song The Candy Man performed by Sammy Davis Jnr, but this has been taken out for copyright reasons.

(c) ITV Studios Global Entertainment

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