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Empire Road

ARCHETYPAL GROUNDBREAKING-THEN, what’s-all-the-fuss-about-now affair, charting the fortunes and failings of residents in the titular racially mixed Handsworth street. NORMAN BEATON was the wise-worded patriarch; CORINNE SKINNER-CARTER his other half; JOE MARCELL, WAYNE LARYEAR, NALINI MOONASAR and ROSA ROBERTS dropped by with a storyline or two.

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  1. Richardpd

    October 30, 2021 at 1:18 pm

    Supposedly this was axed because the BBC were planning to make another minority driven drama, & already commissioned a theme for it. This somehow didn’t happen for whatever reasons, but the theme wasn’t wasted & was used for Sorry!

    It’s possible the planning was folded into Eastenders.

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