Testing The Tebbit Test

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2019070820190710 (R4)

Twenty nine years on from Norman Tebbit’s coining of a so-called 'cricket test' to measure people’s loyalty and level of integration to their adopted country, Rajan Datar conducts a highly personal investigation into whether the test - and the sentiment behind it - still has any traction today. He’ll also examine, through cricket, the complex issues of national identity that face second- and third-generation BAME immigrants.

Presented by Rajan Datar
Produced by Will Yates

A Whistledown Production for BBC radio 4

Rajan Datar examines national identity and loyalty through the lens of cricket

Twenty nine years on from Norman Tebbit’s coining of a so-called 'cricket test' to measure people’s loyalty and level of integration to their adopted country, Rajan Datar conducts a highly personal investigation into whether the test - and the sentiment behind it - still has any traction today. He’ll also examine, through cricket, the complex issues of national identity that face second- and third-generation BAME immigrants.

Presented by Rajan Datar
Produced by Will Yates

A Whistledown Production for BBC radio 4

Rajan Datar examines national identity and loyalty through the lens of cricket