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UK TV: FORMER EASTENDERS: E20 STAR MODUPE ADEYEYE JOINS HOLLYOAKS CAST

Well.. well… well… what has brought this on Hollyoaks casting team and producers? To my knowledge the last time Hollyoaks cast a black actress was back in 1995 when the drama first aired. Anyway…. Former Eastenders: E20 star Modupe Adeyeye will play Blessing Chambers,  a glass collector in the strip club she lives above and we will quickly learn that Blessing has not had the easiest ride up to now. I look forward to seeing what story lines the script writers have in []

NATIONAL TELEVISION AWARDS: EASTENDERS STAR KHALI BEST WINS ‘BEST NEWCOMER’

Eastenders star Khali Best took home the ‘Best Newcomer’ award at last night’s annual National Television Awards. A shocked Khali said in his speech: Hello everyone. Wow, wow this is mad,’ Khali said as he began his speech. ‘This is mad. Good god almighty. ‘Well first of all I didn’t think I was going to win so I’m going to keep it real, keep it honest and come from the heart. ‘First of all I want to thank God. Secondly thank my []

NEW TV CHANNEL ‘LONDON LIVE’ COMMISSIONS HIT BLACK BRITISH WEB SERIES AND A NEW SITCOM

London Live has commissioned series 1 and 2 of the hit black British web series Brothers With No Game and new sitcom The T-Boy Show. The T-Boy Show: stars YouTuber Don’t Jealous Me (aka Tolulope Ogunmefun) in a multi-cultural sitcom following the exploits of T-Boy (Tolu), a rich young Nigerian who comes to live with his cousin and aunt in London. Brothers With No Game: a comedy drama series based on the hit YouTube show of the same name. It follows four young Londoners []

UK NEWS: JAMAICAN-BORN SCIENTIST TO BE KNIGHTED BY THE QUEEN

The Voice reports that Scotland’s first black university professor, Geoffrey Palmer  will be knighted for services to human rights, science and charity. Jamaican-born Palmer is a professor emeritus at Edinburgh’s of Heriot-Watt University and specialises in cereal and grain science. He told the newspaper: “I got a letter a few weeks ago and when I opened it and read it, it said the prime minister had recommended me for a knighthood and I immediately thought of my mother. “She left Jamaica in 1948 on her own []