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Idris Elba - King of Speed

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Three-part documentary in which the actor embarks on an international journey to discover the history of car racing while sampling the thrill of competition vehicles. In the opening programme, the Luther star travels from his childhood home in east London to famous car manufacturing city Detroit - and then on to New Jersey, where he explores the history of the first boy racers, and discovers how the quest for high speed has shaped both professional motorsport and popular culture.

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Presenter Idris Elba


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