In 'Gangs of Britain' Gary and Martin Kemp take the viewer on an immersive journey across the UK in which they reveal who ran and who now runs gangland Britain. By connecting the fascinating historical stories of the country's first criminal fraternities (from Manchester's Scuttlers, and Birmingham's Brummagems to The Liverpool Cornermen) with the multi faceted gangs of today, they build up a criminal Who Do You Think You Are, full of amazing stories, characters and facts of British gangs.
Sheffield Sheffield may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of gang crime, but like many parts of the UK the city has a history of gangs stretching back generations. Gary and Martin Kemp investigate two Sheffield gangland murders separated by 83 years. The brothers investigate the two shocking murders, both caused by violent gang feuds, to discover what triggers such violence and the measures the police have taken to break the cycle of crime.
Overview: Over the course of this series Gary and Martin have looked at gangs old and new from across Britain's cities and in this final, special programme they look at the wider issues and questions. The brothers analyse the reasons why we have different gangs in British cities in the first place. They look for patterns and trends as to how and why they formed, how they make their money, how they hold on to power and perhaps most importantly what has been, and can be, done to try and break them
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