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TV's Black Pioneers

Documentary highlighting the experiences of the first generation of black African-Caribbean actors that worked in UK theatre, film and television during the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Documentary highlighting the experiences, trials and tribulations of the first generation of black African-Caribbean actors that worked in UK theatre, film and television during the 1950s, 60s and 70s. They recount their lives in the acting profession through personal testimony which is illustrated by the use of archive film and photography. Contributors include Cy Grant, Joan Hooley, George Harris, Mona Hammond, Rudolph Walker and Jim Pines.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 21 Apr 2010 01:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Fraser James
Participant Cy Grant
Participant Joan Hooley
Participant George Harris
Participant Mona Hammon
Participant Rudolph Walker
Participant Jim Pines

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