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Is Britain racist? New documentary set to explore racism

2015-09-09 17:28:53

Reggie YatesBBC Three is launching race season

New documentary Is Britain Racist? will see a team of reporters going undercover to explore the nation's modern day prejudices.

According to show insiders, the journalists are want to see if the country still discriminates against people because of the colour of their skin.

In an bid to uncover the truth, the group will stage a string of situations with people of different races and will examine how the general public reacts.

Reggie YatesReggie Yates will present new documentary

Producers believe the programme will illustrate how race still impacts major decisions in people’s lives, "from those we do business with to those we end up marrying".

The documentary is expected to air next month as part of BBC Three's race season.

Other programmes scheduled for the event include We Want Our Country Back, KKK Town, and The Worst Thing I Have Ever Been Called.

"The gender season is just the start of what we have planned. We have films with amazing access and very personal stories," revealed Damian Kavanagh, Controller BBC Three, at the Edinburgh Television Festival.

Professor GreenProfessor Green will also feature in BBC Three's race season

"Reggie Yates in Ferguson a year after the shooting of Michael Brown. Professor Green talking about his father's suicide. Access documentaries with the Ku Klux Klan and Britain First.

"Alongside these original and distinctive long form shows we have new form content that can bring stories to life in new ways, including an animated montage from a young person as they transition from a man to a woman, told through a series of 2,000 selfies."

Source: mirror.co.uk

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