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A Very British History: Ugandan Asians

Food writer Meera Sodha tells the story of the 1972 refugee crisis when thousands of Asian people arrived in Britain after being expelled from
Uganda by dictator Idi Amin.

Food writer Meera Sodha tells the story of the 1972 refugee crisis, when thousands of Asian people arrived in Britain after being expelled from Uganda by dictator Idi Amin. Meera's own family was caught up in the crisis. She meets Ugandan Asians and examines the archives to discover how the refugees received a mixed reception on arrival in Britain.

59 minutes

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Wed 16 Oct 2019 23:10

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:11

    Arvo Pärt

    Spiegel im Spiegel

  • 00:33

    Donny Osmond

    Puppy Love

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Meera Sodha
Producer Ed Barlow
Series Producer Diana Hare
Executive Producer Tony Parker

Broadcasts

  • Mon 10 Dec 2018 22:50
  • Mon 4 Mar 2019 21:00
  • Wed 16 Oct 2019 23:10