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Are We Entering a Brave New World That’s Black and British?

Black & British TV Rating: *****  November – December 2016 Channels: BBC2, BBC3 & BBC-1Xtra A Brave New TV World For so long, decades, many people have complained about the scarcity of Black programming on television. Many have forlornly pined … Continue reading

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No Laughing Matter III – ITV News can’t tell the difference between Sir Lenny Henry and Ainsley Harriot

Sir Lenny Henry received his knighthood from the Queen today at Windsor Castle. Many congratulations to Sir Lenny Henry for that great achievement. It’s just a great shame that despite being in show business for 40 years the country’s biggest … Continue reading

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Andrew Lawrence: The Man from A.N.T.I. – Un-censored review

Andrew Lawrence: The man from A.N.T.I. Star rating: **** Assembly Roxy (Venue 139) Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Review date: Thursday 13th August 2015 Daily 20.10pm 7th-31st August 2015. £10.00 Banned from reviewing this show! I’ve read a lot about Andrew Lawrence … Continue reading

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Arise Sir Lenny

Who would have thought it? A working class boy from Dudley becoming a Knight of the British Empire. These things simply don’t happen do they? But the un-imaginable happened this month as Mr Lenny Henry was knighted in the Queens … Continue reading

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S.O.U.L. Film UK

Friday 13th February 2015 BFI Southbank Belvedere Road South Bank London SE1 8XT Screening Our Unseen Lives (S.O.U.L) was an exclusive screening and networking event held on Friday 13th February 2015 at the BFI Southbank for the film and television … 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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Fences

Fences **** 4/5 Richmond Theatre, Surrey TW9 Saturday 9th March 2013 Fences, written by August Wilson and directed by Paulette Randall, the Associate Director for the London 2012 opening ceremony, “is the story of a family trying to hold itself … Continue reading

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