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Love Thy Neighbour 

A white working-class socialist has his world turned upside down when an educated black man moves in next door.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst ...  Eddie Booth 55 episodes, 1972-1976
Rudolph Walker ...  Bill Reynolds 55 episodes, 1972-1976
Nina Baden-Semper Nina Baden-Semper ...  Barbie Reynolds / ... 55 episodes, 1972-1976
Kate Williams Kate Williams ...  Joan Booth 54 episodes, 1972-1976
Tommy Godfrey Tommy Godfrey ...  Arthur 48 episodes, 1972-1976
Keith Marsh Keith Marsh ...  Jacko 48 episodes, 1972-1976
Paul Luty ...  Nobby Garside 33 episodes, 1973-1976
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A white working-class socialist has his world turned upside down when an educated black man moves in next door.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Bemin de buren See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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Runtime:

(54 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Despite being one of the most popular British television series at the time of its original broadcast in the 1970s, it has never been repeated on UK television due to many perceiving it as racist and is often cited in discussions of racist television from the era. See more »

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Referenced in Whites Vs Blacks: How Football Changed a Nation (2016) See more »

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This is far from being racist
14 August 2012 | by mydailybetSee all my reviews

This is far from being racist and I remember this series as an adolescent in Sydney Australia. It was such a popular show it was discussed in school and role plays created.

I would love to see something like this now with a typical Muslim family and white Christian family. Something that is in your face and not politically correct. This type of shows destroys the myths that keep people apart in the first place.

Look at the problems around the world now because people are afraid of what they do not understand.

This was a great show and a great message.

Most of these PC fools are worse than Nazis.


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