2014

UK DEBATE (WATCH): BEING A MAN 2014 – ‘GANGING UP’ (FEATURING AKALA)

David Cohen, Campaigns Editor at the London Evening Standard leads a discussion with Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company, former gang members Feras Al-Bakri and Karl Lokko and hip-hop artist Akala to investigate the impact of gang culture on young people, rites of passage and the sense of ‘family’ that attracts young men to gang membership. The session is introduced by Southbank Centre’s Artistic Director Jude Kelly. [Thanks Lorraine] This was brilliant. Well done to everyone on the panel.

FORMER EASTENDERS STAR CHUCKY VENN WORKING ON NEW UK WEB DRAMA ‘THE METHOD OF LOVE’

Former Eastenders star Chucky Venn will produce and star in a new web drama titled ‘The Method of Love’. Series synopses: On the surface, Chris Nduka is the picture perfect man; charming and attractive. Women are enamoured and captivated by him, but with his obsessive desire and preference for sex over love, committing to just one woman is as remote to him as taking a sabbatical to Tibet to be an understudy of the Dalai Lama. In direct contrast, his newly wed []

UK FILM NEWS: AUDITION TO STAR IN NEW NOEL CLARKE FILM

ARE YOU AGED BETWEEN 17 TO 22 AND WANT TO BE IN MOVIE HITTING CINEMAS 2014? HERE’S WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO: 1. BE BETWEEN 17 AND 22. 2. EMAIL A PICTURE OF YOUR SELF (NO GROUP SHOTS) AND YOUR CONTACT DETAILS TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESSES. 3. BE AVAILABLE FOR AN AUDITION ON THE DATE STATED. Nottingham (27th July) Audition4legacyNottingham@gmail.com Edinburgh (28th July) Audition4legacyEdinburgh@gmailcom London (3rd August) audition4legacylondon@gmail.com INFO: -We will try and respond to as many people as []