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Television

Did the makers of When I Grow Up have no qualms turning a small boy into a hate figure?

4 May 2019

9:00 AM

4 May 2019

9:00 AM

Channel 4’s When I Grow Up had an important lesson for middle-class white males everywhere: you’re never too young to be held up as a git.

The series, billed as ‘a radical experiment in social mobility’, gets a group of seven- and eight-year-old children from different backgrounds to work together in a real-life office setting — which in Thursday’s first episode was, rather unexpectedly, Hello! magazine.

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