The BBC’s season marking 70 years since Partition continues with this absorbing and enlightening documentary presented by British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha.

The director of Bend It Like Beckham and, this year, Viceroy’s House (the latter set in the
days before Partition) travels from her childhood home of Southall, west London, through Cambridge, Delhi and Kolkata to explore how and why Partition happened.

It’s an accessible look at an overwhelming historical event, with especially affecting scenes as Gurinder talks to people – including some of her own family – who got caught up in the horror.