Maya Angelou once said, “Nothing will work unless you do”. This is what Althea Gibson did. Why is she so important in British Black Culture? She was the first Black female to play and win the Championships in Wimbledon.

Her background from Harlem, did not stop her facing the animosity from the elite ‘Tennis’ fraternity, but she used that to her advantage and proved that colour shouldn’t be a barrier for anything.

Share this programme

Discover more great shows ...

Senior Nurse Angela has to deal with a difficult request to find beds for a patient and her disab

In Alys' pretty but productive backyard, she grows flowers and herbs for many reasons. To flavour he