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Back in Time for Birmingham

  • Season 1
  • 4 episodes
  • Documentary and factual
  • News and current affairs

Summary

The Sharma family put themselves in the historical hot seat. They relive 50 years of British Asian history, all told through the story of one vibrant, ever-changing city.

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Episode 2: Back in Time for Birmingham

Summary

The Sharma's journey enters the 1970s. Opening a shop, they join an explosion of South Asian entrepreneurship in Birmingham, but they soon discover that a shopkeeper's life involves long hours and plenty of manual labour to keep the shop stocked, priced and competitive. Later, Noreen Khan joins the family for a rare evening enjoying an innovative new sound that is sweeping through the Midlands - Bhangra - and the family dance the night away with a band fronted by Bhangra legend Balbir Singh

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Released on
2022-06-21
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Credits

Crew

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PresenterNoreen Khan
UnknownYasmine Khan
PerformerBalbir Singh
Series producerNaveed Chowdhary-Flatt
ProducerSara Ahmad
Executive producerEmily Shields
Series producerVictoria Bell
EditorChristopher White
EditorJamie Crookston

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  • Summary

    The Sharma's journey enters the 1970s. Opening a shop, they join an explosion of South Asian entrepreneurship in Birmingham, but they soon discover that a shopkeeper's life involves long hours and plenty of manual labour to keep the shop stocked, priced and competitive. Later, Noreen Khan joins the family for a rare evening enjoying an innovative new sound that is sweeping through the Midlands - Bhangra - and the family dance the night away with a band fronted by Bhangra legend Balbir Singh

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    We may earn commission from links on this page. Our editorial is always independent (learn more)

    Details

    Released on
    2022-06-21
    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    PresenterNoreen Khan
    UnknownYasmine Khan
    PerformerBalbir Singh
    Series producerNaveed Chowdhary-Flatt
    ProducerSara Ahmad
    Executive producerEmily Shields
    Series producerVictoria Bell
    EditorChristopher White
    EditorJamie Crookston

How to watch

Next showing

There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

Streaming

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