Extremely British Muslims
An intimate look at British Muslim life, with privileged access to Birmingham Central Mosque and the lives of the individuals it serves. The series was filmed over a year
Part 1: Single Muslims
This episode meets young men and women who are looking for spouses, while balancing their 21st-century lives with the expectations of an older generation. The programme also explores divorce.
Part 2: Boys to Men
Waz and Nav are young British Muslim men trying to find their way in the shadow of the news headlines, stereotyping, terror attacks and questions about British identity However, while they joke about their beards giving them the appearance of terrorists, they also reflect on how their look makes them part of the `lost generation’ of young men who are made to feel to feel like outsiders in the UK.
Part 3: The Rules
Birmingham Muslims trying to live their lives by some of the thousands of rules set down by the Koran and other books. White man Abdul, who was called Shaun until he converted to Islam six years ago, now finds comfort and discipline in following the rules – but has trouble getting his stepsons to do the same.