Blacking Up In Britain

Black-and-white minstrels may have been the most popular representation of black people since the mid-19th century, but now they're taboo.

The actor and comedian Felix Dexter investigates this lost chapter in the history of British entertainment.

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Black-and-white minstrels may have been the most popular representation of black people since the mid-19th century, but now they're taboo.

The actor and comedian Felix Dexter investigates this lost chapter in the history of British entertainment.

2003032020050719

Black-and-white minstrels may have been the most popular representation of black people since the mid-19th century, but now they're taboo.

The actor and comedian Felix Dexter investigates this lost chapter in the history of British entertainment.