Booze, Beans & Bhajis: The Story of the Corner Shop
Journalist Babita Sharma, the daughter of shopkeepers, explores the growing and shifting fortunes of the corner shop to discover why this unsung hero has been at the centre of ordinary lives for more than 70 years. The corner shop has always been there for us, it's a British institution. It was on the frontline of what was happening in society from the '40s to the noughties. It saved our bacon during World War II and it has become a rite of passage for new immigrants.
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