A new BBC documentary series focussing on the plight of differing sectors of society is to begin with a focus on a small Cornish village and its residents who storm a
Presented and devised by Tim Samuels, a former winner of two Royal Television Society awards for his investigative reporting for BBC2’s Newsnight, who swapped investigative work for stirring up a spot of trouble.
Mr Samuels joins an entire Cornish village as they pack up the sheep, travel en masse to
The programme will project the
The film shows how a whole British way of life is under threat. The threat to the primary school is the final straw for the villagers, who want the power-brokers and politicians in
“People in the cities have no idea how desperate it’s getting in the countryside. Our communities are dying out and we have to do something radical to make people stand up and listen,” says one of the mums of the under-threat primary school.
Power To the People: The Invasion of Islington airs on BBC2 at 9pm on Monday, 14 May.