Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World

April 2020

Season 2 Episode 4

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This week the Gypsy Kids are standing up for themselves. 13 year old Ben has been bullied out of no less than 10 schools because he is a Gypsy. He has channelled his frustrations and decides to speak out on stage at a London conference. But will his nerves get the better of him?

Season 2 Episode 3

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Eight year old Ellie-May has been teased at school for being a Gypsy. But armed with her fake tan and sequinned dresses, she is now hoping to shine as she takes on the non-Traveller girls in a bid to be crowned queen of the Pageant circuit. Meanwhile, 15 year old David is honing his skills as a trader and is on a mission t...

Season 2 Episode 2

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Keen to impress his Dad and earn himself a solid reputation in the Travelling Community, 11 year old Albert is gearing up for his first ever competitive boxing match. Cheered on from the sidelines by his charismatic younger brother Michael, Albert is feeling the pressure. Traveller twins Johnny and Abraham are attending a ...

Season 2 Episode 1 - Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World Series 2 Ep 1

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The second season of Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World provides unprecedented access to children within the Gypsy and Traveller communities - the most marginalised yet resilient communities in the UK - exploring their world through their eyes. In Birmingham tensions are running high, as nine year old Irish Traveller Margaret an...
March 2020

Season 2 Episode 6 - Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World Series 2 Ep 6

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This episode revisits series favourite Ben. It appears his celebrations at finding a new school have been short lived as he has been attacked again. This time he has wound up in A&E. Leaving his 11th school due to bullying is a big decision for Gypsy Ben, and it seems that he’s arrived at a crossroads. Is this the end of h...

Season 2 Episode 5 - Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World Series 2 Ep 5

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9 year old Paddy wants to follow in his older brother Jimmy’s footsteps and leave school. Jimmy left school at 11 but thinks little Paddy should stick it out for a few more years, at least until he can do basic maths. Jimmy is lucky to attend the only school in the country where over 90% of the students are from the Travel...
December 2019

Season 1 Episode 3

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Twelve-year old Royston is a Romany Gypsy. When he’s not working with his Dad laying patios he is in the gym training. Royston is a multi-title boxing champion and on course to turn pro, and wants to follow in the footsteps of Traveller heroes Tyson Fury and Billy Joe Saunders. Like Royston, English traveller twins Johnny...

Season 1 Episode 2

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Twelve-year-old Romany Gypsy Ben has been bullied for his entire school life. Not to be held back, Ben has dreams of becoming a pilot. He funds his lessons by selling eggs to the local cafe. Four-year-old English Traveller Rudy is about to watch his Dad, professional cage fighter and 'Gypsy super hero' Tony, in the cage fo...

Season 1 Episode 1

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Following the lives of four very different children from the Traveller and Gypsy community in the UK, each offers a window into a bygone age where traditions are strictly upheld. However, the pull of the modern world conflicts with their culture and identity. Oliver's a horse-loving English Traveller who dreams of becoming...
January 2019

Season 2 Episode 8 - Gypsy Kids: Our Secret World Series 2 Ep 8

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The Traveller and Gypsy kids are growing up fast and finding their independence. Nine year old English Traveller Jack Joe has decided that he is old enough to move out of the family chalet and into a trailer of his own. To mark his independence, his dad is letting him buy a three wheel motorbike and conduct the deal by him...