BBC One announce new Steve McQueen series, Uprising

The new three-part series will examine three events from 1981 and will air later this year.

Following the success of Small Axe, Steve McQueen is returning to BBC One with a brand vivid and visceral three-part series examining three events from 1981.

In January, the New Cross Fire which killed 13 black teenagers, in March, Black People’s Day of Action, which saw more than 20,000 people join the first organised mass protest by black British people and the Brixton riots in April.