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Yardie: The Movie Review

Yardie Star Rating: **** Nationwide Preview Screening: 23rd August 2018 Director: Idris Elba Cast: Aml Ameen, Shantol Jackson, Stephen Graham, Fraser James, Sheldon Shepherd and Everaldo Creary A Studio Canal film Idris’s Elba’s Yardie opens with a bang and is … Continue reading

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Why has Black TV failed to progress beyond The Real McCoy?

***** Caribbean (IN)Visibility on British TV/Cinema Screens – CaribDirect Seminar Dominica High Commission London SW5 Thursday 5th December 2013 CaribDirect hosted an excellent seminar on the lack of Black presence on British TV and cinema screens as part of their … Continue reading

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What were the judges doing? Lenny Henry fires broadside at the Baftas

In a recent interview with the Daily Telegraph, Lenny Henry bemoaned the absence of Black actors at the BAFTA Television awards of 12th May 2013. The 54-year-old told the Telegraph: “There weren’t any black people at the Baftas; there was no … Continue reading

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