Black British

UK BLACK BRITISH SHORT FILM: UNVEILING MAEVA

Unveiling Maeva tells the story of two best friends, Maeva and Alan, who grew up together and became very close over the years until one fateful night, when Maeva’s feelings unexpectedly come to light. What happens as a result is the beginning of something quite beautiful… Directed by Olan collardy and Ola Masha Written and produced by Waiki Advertisements

BLACK BRITISH CREATIVES – THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT

Several years ago I remember hearing through the grapevine that the BBC were claiming to have lost recordings of the hit 1990s BBC 2 comedy sketch show The Real McCoy, after there were calls from the black community to make the series (which ran from 1991-1996) available on DVD. Well imagine my surprise when I visited The Voice website last week and read that after a lengthy ‘Bring Back The Real McCoy’ campaign the BBC has now issued the following statement: A BBC Worldwide spokesperson told The Voice: “There are no []

NEW BLACK BRITISH WEB SERIES: SPIN (EPISODES 1 – 3)

I have just discovered this new black British web series called Spin. The first episode debuted online in June of this year and some how passed me by. Anyway check out Spin. I really enjoyed watching the episodes so far and can’t’ wait to see how the story develops in episode 4. … …

UK “URBAN” FILM: LONDON HEAT (SHORT PILOT EPISODE)

It is an unusually sunny day in London and the radio speakers are buzzing with the sound of the city. Malcolm (Alex Aplerku) is a street smart kid with lots of ambition. His biggest goal is Jasmine (Rochelle Neil), the girl literally next door, but when it’s evident that her loyalties are split between him and the ‘Man’ (Leemore Marrett Jr), the heat begins to burn in the London estate. What unfolds are a series of events that changes the average perception []

UK TV: NEW JASON LEWIS COMEDY – ‘SNIGGERS WITH ATTITUDE’

Check out the trailer for comedian Jason Lewis’ new BBC comedy sketch show Sniggers With Attitude. Sniggers With Attitude starring Jason Lewis – coming soon to youtube.com/BBC Comedy and bbc.co.uk/comedy. Brand new sketches featuring characters such as Nanny D the kick ass granny, Jay Z’s 99 problems, Shizzlehood (Adulthood spoof), Winston Churchill as you have never seen him before, and Tinchy Stryder feat. N-Dubz. Also starring Paul Whitehouse, Noel Clarke, Rufus Hound, David Schneider, Daniel Kaluuya, Adam Deacon and Arnold Oceng. http://www.twitter.com/iamjasonlewis []

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT – BLACK FLASH

Yes Black History is once again upon us, so there will be various black history themed events taking place throughout the month of October in and around London. Via Catch A Vibe From the eccentric Victorian Arthur Wharton who kept goal for Preston North End in 1886 to Cyrille Regis, John Barnes and beyond, this BBC Four documentary celebrates the highs and lows of nearly 120 years of black player’s involvement in British professional football. Followed by a panel discussion with Garth Crooks (BBC, []