Extracts from drama 'Choices' in which a young Asian boy is the victim of a racist attack. Ashok and Denton are good friends, living in a deprived area of London where racism is never far below the surface. Their college friends Meera and Imra are threatened by a white gang, who then chase Denton and Ashok. Denton escapes by hiding but Ashok is badly beaten.

Warning: This clip contains moderate violence and adult themes.

This clip is from:
Scene, Choices
First broadcast:
21 March 1997

Following this clip, pupils could talk about peer pressure and racism. A teacher may also want to show the impact of racism through the cases of real life victims of racist crime such as Rohit Duggal, Anthony Walker and Stephen Lawrence.