Articles about Small Axe
I May Destroy You writer and star Michaela Coel hailed the work of the show’s intimacy coordinator after picking up two prizes at last night’s Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards 2021, where DQ was on hand to hear from Coel and other winners.
Steve McQueen’s anthology Small Axe took home five awards at this year’s British Academy Television Craft Awards, which also recognised series including I May Destroy You, His Dark Materials and I Hate Suzie.
Ahead of the British Academy Television Craft Awards next week, nominees in the scripted casting category tell DQ about their work identifying and hiring actors for drama series including Small Axe, Sex Education and Baghdad Central.
Star Wars actor John Boyega discusses taking the lead in Red, White & Blue, the third film in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology, which tells the true story of a young black man who joins the police to combat racist attitudes from within.
12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen comes to the small screen for the first time with Small Axe, a series of feature-length TV films focusing on London’s West Indian community. He reveals how the long-gestating project took shape and explains how these historical stories look to the future.