Scene: Ugandan Asians, British Asians?

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started29th Nov 1973
last rpt16th Jun 1978
5 school years
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️Citizenship
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Ugandan Asians, British Asians? is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.

Documentary about Britain's role in providing a safe haven for refugees, focussing on 16 year-old Harish Panchal and his family, who were thrown out of Uganda in 1972 leaving behind their most valuable belongings, and same to a Resettlement Centre in England before they found a house in Edinburgh.

==In the archive==

Exists. This programme is preserved in the BBC archives.


  • Autumn 1973
  • Spring 1976
  • Summer 1978


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