This fantastic intergenerational panel investigate the challenges and opportunities faced by black actors throughout the years.

In this clip-filled discussion, chaired by writer-presenter Gaylene Gould, different generations of actors come together to celebrate the black stars of UK TV over the years. Our special guests will consider the opportunities and challenges in casting, from TV’s early productions through to the successes of the 80s and 90s and modern-day roles, plus aspirations for the future.


Black Stars of British TV a Discussion takes place Sunday 18 December 2016, 20:15 at BFI Southbank

Joint ticket available with Black and White in Colour: Television, Memory, Race 1936-1968 + 1968-1992 £16 to find out more and book your tickets go to the BFI website