A Very British History: Romany Gypsies
21:00 - 22:00

Documentary exploring key moments in the 20th century for minority communities across the UK. In the first edition, Damian Le Bas revealing that many Gypsies in the 1960s were forced to abandon their nomadic way of life for a more settled existence. Focusing on the Home Counties, the writer draws on his own Romany family background and rich film archive to show how Gypsies faced becoming outlaws in their own land, with regular stopping places for their caravans drying up, and tighter planning laws putting further pressure on finding somewhere to live(n)

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