Drama about the rise to fame of a black jazz band in 1930s London at a time of extraordinary change. The Louis Lester Band has yet to reach the fame it so desires, and is stuck playing children's birthday parties at the Imperial Ballroom. Louis is frustrated. However, the band is introduced to wealthy recluse Lady Lavinia Cremone and she may be able to change its fortunes.
|Louis Lester||Chiwetel Ejiofor|
|Stanley Mitchell||Matthew Goode|
|Lady Winnet||Ruth Gemmell|
|Mrs Lee||Joanna Brookes|
|Mr Wax||Allan Corduner|
|Harry Thornton||Miles Richardson|
|Prince of Wales||Sam Troughton|