The Unwanted: The Secret Windrush Files

The Unwanted The Secret Windrush Files Image

1 x 60 min
| BBC Two

Tim Kirby & James Ross
Tim Kirby & James Ross
Mat Davidson
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith
Simon Young
Sarah O'Connor, Anthony Bryan & Judy Griffith

The “hostile environment” of the Windrush Scandal isn’t the first time the British Caribbean community has had to fight to be seen as British. David Olusoga opens secret government files to show how the ‘Windrush Scandal’ and the ‘hostile environment’ for black British immigrants has been 70 years in the making.


‘… damning, devastating documentary … No one could feel proud of Britain after watching it’Amelia Gentleman, The Guardian

‘… a blistering film that made my blood run cold’Sarah Carson, inews

‘… a shocking expose of endemic racism in Britain’ Paul Whitelaw, The Courier

‘Historian David Olusoga’s exposé of the forces at play behind the 2018 Windrush Scandal was an absorbing trawl through confidential government files that brought uncomfortable truths to light and left reputations altered’ Chris Harvey, The Telegraph

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