Muslims stand at London's Central Mosque in Regents Park during Friday prayers, 15 July 2005. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA.
Britain’s First Muslims

A short documentary telling the story of the little-known history of Britain's oldest Muslim community. Yemenis first came to Britain as sailors and later to work in the factories, From the mid-nineteenth century, they married local British women, and established a network of Arab boarding houses and cafes.