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Black Is the New Black

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Series 1-Episode 1

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The heartfelt experiences of people who are black and British, with contributions from figures drawn from the worlds of politics, business, religion and science. Featuring stories from the likes of Naomi Campbell, David Harewood, Thandie Newton, Lenny Henry and Trevor McDonald, the series offers a unique portrait of Britain's past, present and future. The first episode focuses on the contributors' experiences of arriving and growing up in Britain, including Harewood's account of watching his first football match at Leeds United.

Cast & Crew

Contributor Naomi Campbell
Contributor Trevor McDonald
Contributor Lenny Henry
Contributor David Harewood
Contributor Thandie Newton
Executive Producer Anna Smith Tenser
Executive Producer Roy Ackerman
Executive Producer Dermot Caulfield
Producer Simon Frederick
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