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Choice of Straws

Dramatisation by Roy Williams of the novel by ER Braithwaite. 1960, London's East End; Jack faces up to life after the fatal stabbing of his twin brother Dave.

Dramatisation by Roy Williams of the novel by ER Braithwaite. 1960, London's East End: twins Jack and Dave Bennett are a happy-go-lucky, rootless pair. If they do occasionally rough-up a black guy it's just a game to them - until a victim in Whitechapel fights back and Dave pulls a knife.

Jack ...... Harry Hepple
Dave ...... Luke Norris
Michelle ...... Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Mum ...... Ellie Haddington
Dad ...... David Hargreaves
Ruth ...... Annabelle Dowler
Mr Spencer ...... Alex Lanipekun
Officer ...... Stephen Hogan

Directed by Claire Grove.

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