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Small Axe

Red, White and Blue

By David Jenkins

John Boyega tackles institutional bigotry within the Metropolitan Police in Steve McQueen’s searing anti-racism drama.

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Lovers Rock

By Hannah Woodhead

Steve McQueen delivers a sublime party film for the ages in the second instalment of his Small Axe series.

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Steve McQueen: ‘Until things change, these stories will always be timely’

By Aaron Hunt

The director reflects on the making of his triumphant ode to Black culture and resilience, Small Axe.

Mangrove

By Rogan Graham

Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology kicks off with this searing court room drama about the Mangrove Nine trial.

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Red, White and Blue – first-look review

By David Jenkins

John Boyega astonishes in Steve McQueen’s exploration of systemic racism in London’s Met police force.

Steve McQueen’s John Boyega-starring miniseries is arriving this year

By Charles Bramesco

Small Axe sees the actor-activist play a London police officer trying to change the system from the inside.

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