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Hello Mum

by Bernardine Evaristo

Jerome was only bad for twenty-five minutes in his whole life. He wants his Mum to understand why.

Why he had to ditch his best friend, fail at school, hang out with a new crew, and leave behind the baby sister he loved.

So Jerome sets out to show his Mum, how very different life looks through his eyes.

Produced and directed by Jonquil Panting

'Hello Mum' is based on Bernardine's novella, published by Penguin. British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the multi award-winning author of six books of fiction and verse fiction, including 'Lara', 'Blonde Roots', 'Soul Tourists', 'The Emperor's Babe' and 'Island of Abraham'. She co-edited the anthologies 'Ten: New Black and Asian Poets'; 'Wasafiri: Black Britain - Beyond Definition', and the British Council Anthology 'NW15'. She teaches internationally, and has been awarded the MBE for her services to literature.

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 3 Aug 2012 14:15


Role Contributor
KimisiNadine Marshall
KeithJude Akuwudike
DexterAlex Lanipekun
ActorRobert Blythe
ActorJoe Sims
WriterBernardine Evaristo
DirectorJonquil Panting
ProducerJonquil Panting

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