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THE HELP, BBC2, FRI­DAY 11.05PM

En­gag­ing drama set in the early 1960s and star­ring Emma Stone as a writer who de­cides to doc­u­ment the treat­ment of black maids in the Deep South.

The story fo­cuses on her re­la­tion­ship with two black maids, Ai­bileen Clark and Minny Jack­son, dur­ing the Civil Rights Move­ment in 1962 Jack­son, Mis­sis­sippi. In an at­tempt to be­come a le­git­i­mate jour­nal­ist and writer, Skeeter de­cides to write a book from the point of view of the maids—re­ferred to as “the help”— ex pos­ing the racism they are faced with as they work for white fam­i­lies.

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