The 23-year-old breakthrough actor discusses racism in the spotlight and his portrayal of murdered teenager Anthony Walker in a new BBC drama.
Terry (old, but not actually old) and Terry (young) really stole the show in Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You. We got them together to talk school, stereotyping and those mini Just Do It rucksacks.
Starting off in BBC soap EastEnders, British-Indian actor Himesh Patel has moved on to roles that go against usual BAME type casting, starring in period drama The Luminaries and Christopher Nolan’s upcoming epic, Tenet. It’s all about changing perceptions, he says.
Sexual assault, sexual pleasure, consent, defiance, survival: the Londoner packs a powerful punch with her provocative new TV series I May Destroy You.