what?". It's Shaaba and Jamie's engagement party. Steve was defiant: “She’ll believe it when she sees us snogging on that wedding day.”. Stream 1500 shows without ads. Bride and Prejudice continues tonight at 9.00pm on Channel 4, with the fifth and final episode. Also appearing in the documentary are the engaged gay couple Rob and Simon from Cambridgeshire.

As Shaaba and Jamie plan their engagement party, Shaaba's mum struggles with Jamie being transgender. Jamie, 31, and his graduate girlfriend Shaaba, 23, suffer racism - from her mother (Image: Channel 4) Read More ... Bride and Prejudice starts on Channel 4 on Tuesday June 5th at 9pm. In a trailer for the show, Fai is heard saying: “I don’t mean to be racist, but obviously he’s white!”. Bride and Prejudice: Episode 1 – Jamie and Shaaba. Can Dee get her granddad Paul's approval? That racial dimension was tricky enough for Shaaba’s mum Fai to deal with, and she makes no secret of her preference that “her girls” should marry a string of nice Mauritian boys. Across Britain, many couples preparing to marry encounter strong objections from relatives. 5 Interracial couple Jamie and Shaaba … On this week’s Bride and Prejudice, we check back in with Rob and Simon for their wedding. Till death us do part, as they say. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. Can’t be class, seeing as they both went to the University of Essex and seem conventional professional types.

Junior travels to Jamaica to break the news to his father and to try to win his blessing.
That, Fai conceded, was the main issue; that her daughter’s best friend, a girl, was now a boy. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Volunteer in Oxford Uni Covid vaccine trial who took placebo dies of virus, Smitten Mark Wright says his wife Michelle Keegan's beauty is 'ridiculous', Kate Ferdinand hits back at troll accusing her of lying about bump being too big, Hero dad thought he'd saved both sons, 3 and 4, from fire - but only grabbed 1, I buy £300 worth of Tesco food for just £40 every week & here's how you can too, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Our picks tonight.

Here, then, is a British TV drama that puts a mirror up to those much-maligned northern communities, and what you saw was credible, hopeful and mercifully free of too many stereotypes (if occasionally a little fanciful). In this series, six couples approach the big day determined to get all of their family onside. There’s lots of edgy issues – racism, women’s position in Muslim homes, LGBT+ rights, coming out, bullying, adolescent angst, exam pressures – but Ackley Bridge had the strange effect of making me feel a lot more positive and optimistic about the world (no mean feat). It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. The first episode features 24-year-old politics student Dee from Hull, whose grandad Paul has never been able to comprehend her relationship with 59-year-old local councillor John. View our online Press Pack. Unsurprisingly, Dee's grandfather Paul - who is only eight years older than her husband-to-be - cannot wrap his head around the relationship and says his first reaction to the relationship was to wanting to "go out there and strangle him". In an attempt to break the deadlock, she agrees to meet Jamie face-to-face to talk about it.

But he rejects the offer for her to make the cake for their engagement party. In south London, Junior hopes to convert to Islam in order to marry his girlfriend Sobiah, who's Muslim. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. A gracious speech it was too, after Paul finally, finally accepted that she was marrying John “and that’s it”. Our picks tonight. Popular Tags: ITV,Channel 4,BBC,Love Island,Netflix. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Local councillor John and politics student Dee have an unbelievable 35-year age gap, Dee's grandfather has struggled to come to terms with Dee marrying a man only eight years younger than him, The mother-of-the-bride held back tears when she saw her daughter in her wedding dress, Credit: (Channel 4 images must not be altered or manipulated in any way) CHANNEL 4 PICTURE PUBLIC, Shabaa and Jamie caused uproar in the bride's traditional family after the groom only recently transitioned into a man, Shaaba and Jamie married despite the mother-of-the-bride's disapproval, Rob's, right, parents have never dealt with their son's sexuality and have mixed feelings about his wedding, Rob's parents are embarrassed by their son's sexuality, Stacey Solomon talks Fabulous through her make-up and beauty favourites, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Can Shaaba's mum accept Jamie's transgender?

In the face of family objections, the couple throw an engagement party in the hope of winning over the doubters.

Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Graduates Shaaba and Jamie, both 23 years old, from Colchester, are planning their engagement party.
But with nerves running high, will old tensions surface on the big day. “Certain signs. If you’ve only watched the trailers, you might think that the big point of conflict for Shaaba’s mum Fai, is simply that Jamie is white, and not Asian like her family. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? In Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland, 20-year-old Shane is planning to propose to his 37-year-old girlfriend Elaine. Will Steve’s speech cross the line with his jokes? Bride and Prejudice, Channel 4, TV review: Does true love really conquer all? Which I think is a theme that unites all these couples, trans, gay, straight, young, old, young and old: that the wedding day itself, that grand public, legally binding ceremony with all that it implies, forces so many issues. Elsewhere, Cambridgeshire builder Rob wants to know why his parents seem to have taken no interest in his wedding to Simon. Before Junior can propose, he has to convert to Islam. For other inquiries, Contact Us.