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What did Blackout Tuesday change? Not much – TV boardrooms are still very white | Michelle Kambasha
Executive roles are still mostly out of reach for Black creatives, says music industry professional Michelle Kambasha

Michelle Kambasha

02, Jun, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Something for the weekend: film, music and more for May Day bank holiday
From a spot of Quadrophenia to a good innings with The English Game, our critics suggest art to inspire the best use of your extra day of free time

Alex Mistlin, Kadish Morris, Steve Rose, Jason Okundaye and Jenessa Williams

30, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Little Simz cancels US tour citing financial unviability as an indie artist
The UK rapper and Top Boy actor said the month-long tour would leave her ‘in a huge deficit’, highlighting the difficulties many musicians face to make a livelihood

Laura Snapes

20, Apr, 2022 @12:26 PM

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The week in TV: Top Boy; Holding; WeCrashed; Ukraine: Should We Do More?
Ronan Bennett’s concrete western returns in style; there’s humour and pathos in an adaptation of Graham Norton’s novel; and a corporate downfall saga upends the American dream

Barbara Ellen

20, Mar, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Adwoa Aboah on acting, recovery and her racial awakening: ‘I am a Black woman. I have a lot to say’
She is one of the world’s most in-demand models, but it wasn’t always this way. As she gets her big acting break in Top Boy, she explains how she got through a tumultuous decade

Hannah J Davies

19, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Top Boy review – this brilliant crime drama always leaves you guessing
Netflix’s show about London drug gangs is back, adding instantly engaging new characters to an incredibly impressive cast. It’s at its peak – and not moving from that spot

Ellen E Jones

18, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘My life is all boom and bust’: Ashley Walters on Top Boy, his lost father and sudden wealth
For Ashley Walters, life has had its ups and downs. Now, ahead of a new season of Top Boy – not to mention directing and musical projects – the pieces are finally falling into place. He talks to Tim Lewis about loyalty, prison – and his new life on the Kent coast

Tim Lewis

13, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Top Boy to WeCrashed: the seven best shows to stream this week
The Drake-backed crime epic returns for an excellent fourth season, while Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway star in a drama about the founders of co-working business WeWork

Phil Harrison

11, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The stars of Top Boy: ‘Are drug dealers going to Black Lives Matter marches? I doubt it’
Britain’s edgiest crime drama is about to return – and this time its scope is bigger than ever. Ashley Walters, Little Simz, Kano and more discuss turning Drake down, the call of Hollywood and not being able to depict BLM

Alexi Duggins

25, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The 25 must-see TV shows of 2022
Atlanta, Top Boy and Frasier are back, Peaky Blinders and Derry Girls bow out, plus a wild ride with Pam and Tommy and Lord of the Rings lands at last. Here are all the shows you’re about to be hooked on

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison and Alexi Duggins

29, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ashley Walters: 'Kids make mistakes. I know that now as a father of eight'
The Top Boy star on making his directorial debut, becoming a grandfather and hiding his ballet skills from the boys in Peckham

Michael Hogan

31, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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'I’m a tough cookie, I have thick skin': Top Boy's Jasmine Jobson
The girl social services called ‘the most difficult child in Westminster’ is now up for a Bafta. She talks about Star Wars, her foster mother and working in the Heathrow Wetherspoons

Hannah J Davies

26, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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