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Britain's black actors must be given a better choice of roles, says star of Spielberg series

Treva Etienne of Falling Skies fame, the latest black Briton to find success in America, fears a generation of domestic talent is being wasted A London actor who has won a lead role in Steven Spielberg's television sci-fi series Falling Skies has joined calls to increase opportunities for aspiring black and mixed-race British actors.


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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Black Hollywood stars like Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor go to...

Black Hollywood stars like Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor go to the States because they can't get a break in Britain, Lenny Henry tells MPs Black British actors are being forced to move to America because they are not given a chance in the UK, stand up comic Lenny Henry told MPs today.


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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Jazz-A-F!RE Returns & Jazz Dance Party Debuts at The Memphis Black...

The Memphis Black Arts Alliance FireHouse Community Arts Center's popular Last Sunday Jazz-A-F!RE Ensemble and BYOI returns to perform again, Sunday June 29, 2014.


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Wed Jun 11, 2014

The Independent

Amma Asante's film Belle introduces audiences to 18th-century London's thriving black community

Boyd Tonkin is Literary Editor at The Independent. An award-winning journalist, he was formerly Social Policy Editor of the New Statesman and has broadcast extensively for BBC arts and current affairs programmes.


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Wed May 21, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Diversity triumphs with Belle

British director Amma Asante knows how hard it is to get a costume drama off the ground - especially when it stars a black female newcomer and is directed by a black female with only one previous film to her credit.


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