This programme follows ordinary immigrants and their descendants fifty years following probably the most controversial political speech in British history.
Enoch Powell’s anti-immigration “Rivers of Blood” speech still causes strong feelings today. The BBC recently defended the speech being read out on Radio 4 as part of another documentary. However, this Channel 5 programme looks at the immigrants that have come to live in Britain and the impact that the speech as had on them over the years.
Rivers of Blood: 50 Years On is on Channel 5 at 22.00.