Beyond The Takeaway

bttBritish Chinese can be found living in every corner of the British Isles. We’re the third largest ethnic minority here and we’re now the most highly educated, working in all the professions. Yet the stereotypes of us are as nothing more than takeaway owners or inscrutable kung fu experts still persist and we remain the hidden minority. Why? – Presenter David Ka-Shing Tse  (5 x 14′)

First broadcast March 2004  BBC Radio 4

A fascinating five-part look at the lives of the British Born Chinese –The Sunday Telegraph


Producer Mukti Jain Campion

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