ear for ear is produced by Fiona Lamptey, with backing from BBC Film and BFI awarding funds from The National Lottery.

Principal photography on ear for eye, the second feature film from BAFTA and Olivier Award-winning writer and director, debbie tucker green, has wrapped at Kennington Studios.

tucker green has adapted and reimagined ear for eye, her highly acclaimed 2018 stage production at the Royal Court Theatre, for the screen. Produced by Fiona Lamptey, the ensemble cast includes Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel, No Time To Die), Tosin Cole (Doctor Who, The Souvenir), Carmen Munroe (Desmond’s), Danny Sapani (Harlots, MotherFatherSon), Nadine Marshall (Sitting In Limbo) and Arinzé Kene (I’m Your Woman).

ear for eye follows British and American Black characters of different generations navigating their way through today’s society, offering a timely and critical perspective on the state of the nation. Demonstrations vs direct action, violence vs non-violence, personal vs structural.

Plans for a multi-platform release in early 2021 will be announced soon, followed by a broadcast premiere on BBC Two in Spring 2021. ear for eye is produced by Fiona Lamptey for Fruit Tree Media. Executive Producers are Rose Garnett for BBC Film, Farhana Bhula for the BFI, Barbara Broccoli for Eon Productions, and debbie tucker green.

ear for eye cast list:

  • US Son – Hayden Mclean *
  • Mom – Sharlene Whyte
  • US Dad – David Gyasi
  • Elder Woman – Carmen Munroe
  • US Young Woman – Kayla Meikle *
  • UK Woman – Jade Anouka
  • US Adult – Danny Sapani
  • US Young Adult – Tosin Cole *
  • UK Friend 1 – Ronke Adékoluejo
  • UK Friend 2 – Danielle Vitalis
  • UK Dad – Sule Rimi
  • UK Mum – Nadine Marshall
  • UK Son – Jamal Ajala *
  • UK Man – Arinzé Kene
  • US Woman – Rochelle Rose
  • US They/Them – Nakhane
  • US Female – Lashana Lynch *
  • US White Male – Demetri Goritsas *

*reprising their role from the original stage production