Georgia Brown: Who Are the Cockneys Now?

Duration: 45 minutes

First transmitted in 1968, singer and actress Georgia Brown revisits her old childhood home in Whitechapel, East London and notes the fading presence of the Jewish immigrant community. Brown discusses the recent change in the area's increasingly diverse population and ponders the question, "Who are the cockneys now?"

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Credits

Presenter
Georgia Brown
Director
Anthony Searls
Executive Producer
Christopher Ralling
Participant
Wolf Mankowitz
Participant
Vidal Sassoon

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