Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

Born to Be Wed

Series 1 - Episode 1 Born to Be Wed

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Summary

First episode of the documentary series that explores the often extravagant and surprising world of gypsies and travellers in Britain, focusing on rite-of-passage celebrations to reveal the community's attitudes toward gender roles, education and outsiders. It begins with a look at the milestones in a gypsy girl's life, highlighting an eight-year-old's First Holy Communion and the spectacular wedding of a couple who met four months previously.

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer Jes Wilkins
Series Producer Vicky Hamburger
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