BFI present Forgotten Black TV Drama Just Like Mohicans

Trix Worrell won Channel 4’s Debut ’84 prize for best script with this compelling story of a black youth thrown into a conflict of loyalties when he teams up with two white friends and breaks into the home of a feisty black elderly woman. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion examining what the fantastic plays in the season can teach us about black drama, and what opportunities lie ahead for black creatives and writers in a modern digital landscape.

Q&A with writers Trix Worrell, Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan, Marlon Smith (Save Me) and season curator Stephen Bourne, chaired by broadcaster Brenda Emmanus

Trix Worrell’s prescient play deals with gang loyalty.

With thanks to Holmes Associates for this BFI restoration.

Channel 4-Holmes Associates 1985
Dir Faith Isiakpere
With Mona Hammond, Gary Beadle, David Doyle, John Fowler
40min

Monday 04 February 2019 18:10

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