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A Very British History

Series 1

A Very British History: Ugandan Asians

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One East MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

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. Show less


Meera Sodha
Ed Barlow
Series Producer:
Diana Hare
Executive Producer:
Tony Parker

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