Uprising

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Front Line

3.0 4 x
How tensions between the black community and the police boiled over into some of the biggest riots in British history, from Brixton to Toxteth, while the cause of the New Cross fire remained unknown.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Blame

3.0 6 x
The story of the aftermath of the New Cross fire and the run up to the Black People’s Day of Action, a mass demonstration organised to bring the tragedy to the attention of the nation.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Fire

4.0 8 x
The story of the New Cross house fire of 1981, in which 13 young black British people died, and how its aftermath ignited an uprising by the black British community.
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