Documentary following a family who give up their modern lives for one summer. The Irwins learn how a new generation of black Britons forged their way through the 70s, 80s and 90s.
In episode two, the Irwin family leave the 60s behind to enter the 70s and go on to discover how a new generation of black Britons forged their way through the next three decades of British history. The family are guided by presenter Giles Coren and social historian Emma Dabiri, who introduce them to the first house they will own and the events of the time. In 1976, the family bat an over with cricketing legend Sir Clive Lloyd and learn about the famous cricket tour in which Sir Clive led West Indies to victory.
Moving forward to the 1980s, the Irwins reflect on the Brixton Riots, Lovers Rock star Janet Kay brings a gift to the Irwin's home and the family join her in a sing-along. To see out the decade, daughters Breanne and Tiana invite their friends along to experience a typical party in 1989 style with DJ and producer Jazzie B.
Finally, the family experience the Notting Hill Carnival in 1999 as they reflect on what they have learnt from their time-travelling experience.
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|Executive Producer||Emma Hindley|
|Series Producer||Nancy Bornat|