Nicholas Pinnock (For Life, Criminal: UK, Marcella) and Yasmin Monet Prince (Hanna, Dark Heart, Holby City) take the lead roles in Generational. Nicholas plays Oliver, who catches his teenage daughter, Justina, sneaking out of the house to attend a Black Lives Matter march. At 16, he fears for his daughter's safety and is concerned she's putting herself at risk. We later learn he has every reason to persuade her not to attend.
I Don't Want To Talk About This, stars Adelayo Adedayo (The Capture, Origin) as Thea, a black middle-class woman who is doing well for herself. At a party she bumps into her former boyfriend, Tom, played by Joe Cole (Gangs of London, Peaky Blinders, Black Mirror). Despite the clock ticking on her taxi, Thea begins to talk to her former lover and best friend like never before. They end up reassessing their relationship and the challenges they faced being a middle-class black woman and a working-class white bloke and the insidious and undeniable impact of racism on their love and friendship.
Pippa Bennett-Warner (Maxxx, Gangs of London) and Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You, Gangs of London, Press) star in Lynette Linton's Look At Me, which tells the story of a young professional couple Kay and Michael, who are both looking forward to their date. However, en route to the restaurant they are stopped by the police. Back at Kay's home, armed with a recording of what happened, we see the change in them from before the incident and the impact it has on them individually and as a couple.
Nicole Lecky (Superhoe, Death in Paradise), who has also written Lavender, plays Jordan, a new mother who has recently had a baby with a black man. The drama centres around an uncomfortable conversation had between Lyndsey, Jordan's mother played by Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Mr Selfridge, Flack) and her mixed-race daughter.
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