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Follow 'the great adventure of emigration' from Delhi to London.

1966 27 mins

Director: James Butler


A look at life for Indian immigrants in Britain in 1966 with This Week. The series often tackled issues of race and identity and, following a clumsy start with an interview with Sir Penderel Moon, this edition is a relatively sensitive portrait of Sikhs settling in Southall and Plumstead. Interviews with young British Asians are a particular highlight and the programme also follows the story of a Delhi taxi driver hoping to move to Britain. This programme is presented as it survives in the BFI National Archive.