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28 October 2014

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Colin Firth as Mark in Born Equal

Sunday 17 December, 9pm, BBC One


With an all-star cast, Born Equal is a major new drama from Bafta-winning writer and director Dominic Savage. The action is centred around a B&B temporarily housing the homeless and dispossessed.

Mark (Colin Firth) is a wealthy city worker whose conscience and guilt about his luxurious lifestyle prompt him to try to help those less fortunate.

Staying at the B&B are: Michelle (Anne-Marie Duff), a pregnant mother with a young child, who has escaped an abusive husband, Yemi (David Oyelowo), his wife Itshe (Nikki Amuka-Bird) and their young daughter, Adanna, who have fled the threat of violence in their native Nigeria and Robert (Robert Carlyle), newly released from prison and embarking on a search for his mother.

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The Cast

Anne-Marie Duff as Michelle
Anne-Marie Duff
Michelle
Robert Carlyle as Robert
Robert Carlyle
Robert
Nikki Amuka-Bird & David Oyelowo as Itsche & Yemi
Nikki Amuka-Bird & David Oyelowo
Itsche & Yemi

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