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01 January 1970, 01:00

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With the Olympics taking over Britain this summer, A Very British Games travels the length of the country to give an insight into the alternative side of British sport with coverage of events from shin kicking to cheese rolling.

This documentary is a highly entertaining look at the country’s unconventional sporting events and seeks to explore the quirky sports that best encapsulate a unique brand of Great British eccentricity.

Part of the Community Channel’s Outsiders season. Premiered at 8pm on 5 August 2012:

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