The Muvver Tongue | The Story of English

(Contains Adult Content) Robert Macneil explores the origins of the Cockney dialect and the influence of the ''flash talk'' of the first Cockney convicts on Australian English.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 54'55''
  • Broadcast year: 1986
Curriculum Connection
  • English Language

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Story of English
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: The Muvver Tongue