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Network

Title
Network
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Vox pop; Trailer
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:50:50
Description
Paint it Black: A Portrait of Handsworth, part 1 of 3. A Network programme originally from BRMB Radio. Brian King presents a programme on the Handsworth area of Birmingham, the perceived decline of which many locals claim is down to the immigrants living there. Talks to locals of various ethnic origins about the riots in Handsworth, and about their fears of going out at night due to the violence in the area. Trailer for part 2 follows. Male continuity announcer not identified. Production staff- Bob Lidden(?) and Angela Rowse(?).
Contributors
Brian King; Bob Lidden(?); Angela Rowse(?); BRMB Radio
Keywords
Social conflicts; Interethnic relations; Police; Immigration; Birmingham; Riots; Policing practice; Black peoples; Multiethnic societies; Handsworth

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