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Offering a fresh perspective on Ramadan and the lives of British Muslims (2013)
Ramadan Diaries - Day 31 - Eid
Ramadan comes to an end, as Ramadan Diaries celebrates Eid after 30 days of fasting.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 30 - Police
Can a policeman still keep the public safe while he's fasting?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 29 - Night of Power
This episode observes the 27th night of Ramadan, the night of power.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 28 - Baby
A family celebrate the birth of Ramadan baby Nadin, born on the same day as the Prince George.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 27 - Seclusion
Maths teacher Mohammed shares his I'tikaf experience as he spends the last 10 days of Ramadan in seclusion on a spiritual retreat.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 26 - Amena
Can shop owner Amena cash in on the rush to buy the perfect Eid outfit?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 25 - Pop-up Mosque
Ramadan Diaries reveals why a group of Arab women break their fast in an old Italian restaurant in Bristol.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 24 - Ahmad
Jamaican dub poet and Muslim Ahmad has a surprise in store for his guests at his Ramadan-themed birthday party.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 23 - Deen Riders
Can the UK's first all-Muslim biker gang raise £10,000 on a one-day road trip for charity?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 22 - Shisha Lounge
Hassan runs his Arabian Shisha Bar while himself abstaining from smoking during Ramadan.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 21 - Afghanistan
Ramadan Diaries finds out how a soldier on active duty in Afghanistan copes with Ramadan.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 20 - Rewards
Muslims reveal what they do during Ramadan to earn religious rewards.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 19 - Ann Coxon
Harley Street physician Ann Coxon takes Ramadan Diaries to the African mosque she calls home in Peckham.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 18 - Great Ormond Street
How does Great Ormond Street neurosurgeon Owase perform brain surgery while fasting during Ramadan?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 17 - Holly
Can teenage golfer Holly win her tournament while fasting during Ramadan?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 16 - Iftar to Sehri
Ramadan Diaries follows Muslims across the country to find out what they do between Iftar and Sehri: the only time Muslims can eat during Ramadan.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 15 - Reverend Poobalan
In Aberdeen Reverend Isaac Poobalan opens the doors of his church to accommodate the overflowing congregatuion from the mosque next door.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 14 - Sufi
Alex Barber practices a spiritual branch of Islam called Sufism.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 13 - Salim Family
Mohammed Salim and his wife Noreen have 11 children. Mohammed hopes all the children will behave during Ramadan and come together for tonight's Iftar meal.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 12 - Iftar
Ramadan Diaries follows Muslims across the country on the countdown to Iftar, the breaking of the fast.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 11 - Tiverton
How does Ali Shaholom cope with not being able to eat while working in the family restaurant during Ramadan?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 10 - Homeless
Recent graduates Hussain and Mohammed serve food for the homeless in Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 9 - Hottest Day
On the hottest day of the year so far, Ramadan Diaries follows everyone's progress to see how they cope as temperatures soar.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 8 - Dr Nadeem
During Ramadan Dr Nadeem Bhatti monitors the health of his patients, but how are his own blood sugar levels?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 7 - Funeral Parlour
Ramadan is a busy time for funeral director Moona Green at the East London Mosque.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 6 - Aleemah
Aleemah converted to Islam three and half years ago. How will she cope as she starts her first Ramadan?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 5 - First Day of Ramadan
Ramadan Diaries follows Muslims across the country as they wake at dawn for Sehri: the last meal before they start their 18-hour fast.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 4 - School Girls
Twelve-year-old Syfah is fasting for Ramadan for the first time. How will she cope at school on her first day?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 3 - Shubnam
Just hours before Ramadan starts, it's a busy time for mother-of-three Shubnam as she prepares everything at home.
Ramadan Diaries - Day 2 - Usama
Astronomer Usama Hasan heads for high ground with his sons to see the new moon. Will Ramadan start tonight?
Ramadan Diaries - Day 1 - Pre-Ramadan
For a month, Muslims across Britain keep video Diaries. In this episode they get ready for 30 days of fasting.
A Very British Ramadan
Rashid Khan - former professional rugby league player and star of the award-winning Make Bradford British - travels across Britain, exploring the physical, logistical and spiritual preparations for the holy month of Ramadan.
A Very British Ramadan is the first programme in 4Ramadan, a season of programmes reflecting what life is like for Britain's Muslim population who observe this religious festival.
From dawn to dusk Muslims around the world do not eat, drink, smoke or engage in sexual relations, in an attempt to focus on what's important, think about those who have less than them and better appreciate all that they have.
But during Ramadan, life also has to carry on as normal, often working in mentally and physically demanding environments and raising families.
Channel 4 follows and hears from a range of British Muslims throughout Ramadan, on how they cope with daily life and the physical and spiritual effects of fasting, as they go through it.
Ramadan Diaries follows a wide range of British Muslims as they observe Ramadan, going beyond the physical trial of fasting to understand how the fast impacts at a deeper, spiritual level.
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