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Duration: 1 hour

Compelling drama-documentary which tells the story of how, three years after the 7/7 attacks on London, a busy shopping centre in Bristol was the intended target of a devastating terrorist attack. However, the young man planning this attack was not your typical terrorist. Born to a middle-class, loving, Christian family, Andrew Ibrahim had a privileged upbringing and attended prestigious public schools. So how did this bright teenager turn into a would-be suicide bomber?

This film starring Adam Deacon (Adulthood, Kidulthood) sets out to answer this very question. It plays alongside sensitive interviews with Andrew's friends, classmates and his mother. Police testimony of the race to find the plotter is cut against unprecedented CCTV footage that tracks his every move through the city. Most sinister, however, is the film's portrayal of the world of online extremism which turned Andrew into a terrorist, and the actual footage he viewed online is woven through the film in stark uncut form, surely leaving every mother wondering what her son is up to behind closed doors.

Last on

Mon 28 Nov 2011 01:00 BBC Three

Credits

Isa Ibrahim
Adam Deacon
Isa Ibrahim
Adam Deacon
Isa's brother
Stefano Braschi
Isa's brother
Stefano Braschi
Student
Larissa Wilson
Student
Larissa Wilson
Racist
Glenn Doherty
Racist
Glenn Doherty
Imam
Bhasker Patel
Imam
Bhasker Patel
Executive Producer
Simon Ford
Executive Producer
Simon Ford

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