Resentment towards the police grows – and black power fights back. Read more
Episode 2: Fuel to the Fire
Resentment towards the police grows – and black power fights back.
Episode 3: Feel the Heat
Gangs of racist thugs are on the attack and they’ve got Brixton in their sights...
Episode 4: Sides are Taken
Sound systems. Reggae. Parties. Brixton’s music scene is an escape but it’s under attack.
Episode 5: The Hardest Day
A fire kills 13 young black people and survivors feel the authorities don’t seem to care.
Episode 6: No Going Back
'13 dead, nothing said'. Protestors demand justice for the victims of the New Cross Fire.
Episode 7: Brixton Burns
Brixton explodes in a weekend of rioting which will change the face of Britain.
Episode 8: From the Ashes
Events in Brixton spark a summer of discontent, as rioting breaks out across the country.