Their Long Voyage Home

Fifty years ago, the merchant ship Windrush made the journey from the Caribbean to Tilbury, with five hundred on board, some returning to settle in Britain, others making the voyage to the mother country for the first time.

This five-part series tells their stories, from arrival to the search for work and accommodation, including personal recollections and archive material and music.

Presented by Trevor McDonald.

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Fifty years ago, the merchant ship Windrush made the journey from the Caribbean to Tilbury, with five hundred on board, some returning to settle in Britain, others making the voyage to the mother country for the first time.

This five-part series tells their stories, from arrival to the search for work and accommodation, including personal recollections and archive material and music.

Presented by Trevor McDonald.

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