A Bad Day for Southall (1980)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • A Bad Day at Southall Alternative


Investigates the events which took place in the London borough of Southall on April 23rd 1979, when Anti-Nazi League members demonstrating against a National Front election meeting clashed violently with the police's Special Patrol Group. The violence led to the death of teacher Blair Peach.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top