BBC Drama about racial tensions in London's east end in the 1980s.

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Series cast summary:
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 Matthew Long (4 episodes, 1986)
Zia Mohyeddin ...
 Timur Hussein (4 episodes, 1986)
Gwyneth Strong ...
 Sadie Deedes (4 episodes, 1986)
Ian Dury ...
 Sammy (4 episodes, 1986)
Ajay Kumar ...
 Raja (4 episodes, 1986)
Dinesh Shukia ...
 Saliq Miah (4 episodes, 1986)
Shelley King ...
 Nasreen (4 episodes, 1986)
Aftab Sachak ...
 Riaz Miah (4 episodes, 1986)
Paul Anil ...
 Jamal Ullah (2 episodes, 1986)
Mohammed Ashiq ...
 Prashar (2 episodes, 1986)
Jetinder Bansi ...
 Youth (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Ralph (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Vicar (2 episodes, 1986)
Hepburn Graham ...
 Patterson (2 episodes, 1986)
Baljit Narwal ...
 Youth (2 episodes, 1986)
Jonathan Oliver ...
 Clive (2 episodes, 1986)
Royce Ullah ...
 Faiz Ali / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Tony Wredden ...
 Mr. Akbar (2 episodes, 1986)
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BBC Drama about racial tensions in London's east end in the 1980s.

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