Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

    The original Cutting Edge documentary that visits Gypsy and Traveller weddings, where brides compete to have the biggest dress, but sex before marriage is still a scandal and divorce is unheard of

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    Born to Be Wed

    This episode looks at milestones in a Gypsy girl's life, en route to the biggest day of her life: her wedding

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    No Place Like Home

    Romany Gypsy Pat faces criticism for marrying a non-Gypsy. But his bride Sam is determined to prove her Gypsy girl credentials with a 14-stone dress that lights up in the dark.

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    Desperate Housewives

    A look beyond the sequins and bling to unveil the lot of a Gypsy woman, from low levels of education and literacy to domestic abuse, which is startlingly common

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    Boys Will Be Boys

    While Gypsy and Traveller women want to be a princess on their wedding day, the reality in the Gypsy community is that on every other day it is man who is king

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    Bride & Prejudice

    This episode visits Appleby Horse Fair and examines prejudice against Gypsy and Traveller communities in Britain today, exemplified by wedding venues cancelling Gypsy and Traveller bookings

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Christmas

    This episode follows the celebrations and traditions of members of the Irish Traveller community at Christmas, as well as two incredible weddings

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Valentine

    This Valentine's special exploring love and courtship in the Traveller community follows 16-year-olds Ina and Danielle as they prepare to marry their first loves

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Fortune

    How can members of the Travelling community afford their extraordinary weddings? This programme lifts the lid on a community with its own customs and attitudes to money.

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    Big Fat Gypsy Weddings: Best Dressed Brides

    Dressmaker Thelma Madine reveals the secrets behind her most outrageous creations, from design through to the unique excitement of the wedding day itself

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    Big Fat Gypsy Weddings: Life on the Run

    This episode follows a travelling clan's game of cat and mouse with the councils over a year: the daring 'land grabs' at night, battles with local residents, and the joys of being free spirits...

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    The Luck of the Irish

    This episode meets Irish Travellers on both sides of the Irish Sea, with weddings, christenings and St Patrick's Day

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Christening

    This episode explores the Traveller and Gypsy communities' unique approach to birth and death, revealing a world with its own strict rules of conduct

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    Big Fat Gypsy Christmas: Carols and Caravans

    From Travellers soaking up the sun in Tenerife, to a festive 18th birthday and a spectacular winter wedding, a Gypsy Christmas is never without its drama

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Holiday

    This special episode follows gypsies and Irish Travellers as they prepare for the most amazing trip of their lives

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Christmas: Tinsel and Tiaras

    This festive special, packed with weddings, fun and festive spirit, shows that nobody does Christmas bling like Gypsies and Travellers

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    My Big Fat Gypsy Grand National

    To celebrate the Grand National Festival, this one-off special follows Gypsies and Travellers as they descend on the biggest event in the horse-racing calendar

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