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Top Boy 

A thriving but underground drugs business is being run by Dushane (Ashley Walters) and his friend Sully (Kane Robinson) to become the richest men on the block. To live rich Dushane and ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Ashley Walters ...  Dushane 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Kane Robinson Kane Robinson ...  Sully 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Shone Romulus Shone Romulus ...  Dris 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Malcolm Kamulete Malcolm Kamulete ...  Ra'Nell 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Sharon Duncan-Brewster ...  Lisa 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Giacomo Mancini Giacomo Mancini ...  Gem 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Xavien Russell Xavien Russell ...  Michael 7 episodes, 2011-2013
Chiefer Appiah Chiefer Appiah ...  Ninja 6 episodes, 2011-2013
Benedict Wong ...  Vincent 6 episodes, 2011-2013
Jordan Bernard Jordan Bernard ...  Hoodlum 5 episodes, 2011-2013
Letitia Wright ...  Chantelle 4 episodes, 2011
Kierston Wareing ...  Heather 4 episodes, 2011
George Wood George Wood ...  Andre 4 episodes, 2011
Nicholas Pinnock ...  Leon 4 episodes, 2011
Geoff Bell ...  Bobby Raikes 4 episodes, 2011
Olivia Musangi Olivia Musangi ...  Precious 4 episodes, 2011
David Hayman ...  Joe 4 episodes, 2011-2013
Ricky Smarts Ricky Smarts ...  Jason 4 episodes, 2013
Weruche Opia ...  Nafisa 4 episodes, 2013
Kasey McKellar Kasey McKellar ...  R-Marni 4 episodes, 2013
Darren Morfitt Darren Morfitt ...  DC Mark Leko 4 episodes, 2013
Lorraine Burroughs ...  Rhianna Parkes 4 episodes, 2013
Noah Maxwell Clarke Noah Maxwell Clarke ...  Shaheed 4 episodes, 2013
Clare Burt Clare Burt ...  DC Vicky Trovell / ... 4 episodes, 2013
Monique Day Monique Day ...  Nevaeh 4 episodes, 2013
Amaya Romulus Amaya Romulus ...  Erin 4 episodes, 2013
Jo Martin ...  Zoe 4 episodes, 2013
Nabil Elouahabi ...  Mr. Mustapha 4 episodes, 2013
Andrew Lawden ...  Dardan 4 episodes, 2013
Sean Sagar Sean Sagar ...  Tareek 3 episodes, 2011
Elarica Johnson ...  Sophie 3 episodes, 2011
Juliet Oldfield ...  Camilla 3 episodes, 2011
Cyrus Desir Cyrus Desir ...  Lee Greene 3 episodes, 2011
Pooky Quesnel ...  Dr. Jenny Northam 3 episodes, 2011
Paul Anderson ...  Mike 3 episodes, 2013
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou ...  Collins 3 episodes, 2013
Danielle Flett ...  Carolyn 3 episodes, 2013
Ashley Pitter Ashley Pitter ...  Extra / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Michaela Coel ...  Kayla 2 episodes, 2013
Scorcher Scorcher ...  Kamale 2 episodes, 2011
Marsha Millar Marsha Millar ...  Pat 2 episodes, 2011
Darrell D'Silva ...  Malcolm 2 episodes, 2013
Rachel Warren ...  Nurse Kerry 2 episodes, 2011
Clare-Hope Ashitey ...  Taylor 2 episodes, 2011
Yolanda Vazquez Yolanda Vazquez ...  Yolanda 2 episodes, 2011
Camilla Beeput ...  Natalie 2 episodes, 2011
Olivia John-Baptiste Olivia John-Baptiste ...  Natasha 2 episodes, 2011
Anton Saunders ...  Rich 2 episodes, 2013
Richie Campbell ...  Chris 2 episodes, 2011
Sophia Leonie Sophia Leonie ...  Bella 2 episodes, 2013
Ashley Thomas ...  Jermaine 2 episodes, 2013
Daniel Green Daniel Green ...  Rafe 2 episodes, 2013
Sonila Vjeshta ...  Gabrjela 2 episodes, 2013
Cashief Nichols Cashief Nichols ...  Rapper 2 episodes, 2013
Kevin Lefty Noel Kevin Lefty Noel ...  Tony 2 episodes, 2013
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ...  Police Officer / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Mick Slaney Mick Slaney ...  Construction Worker / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
David Golt David Golt ...  Commuter 2 episodes, 2011
Layla Rumi ...  Ella 2 episodes, 2013
Shane Salter Shane Salter ...  Estate Resident / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Glenn Webster ...  Brothel Punter / ... 2 episodes, 2013
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A thriving but underground drugs business is being run by Dushane (Ashley Walters) and his friend Sully (Kane Robinson) to become the richest men on the block. To live rich Dushane and Sully go into partnership with top don Bobby Raikes ('Geoff Bell (I)'). Rivalry with Kamale (Scorcher) and his gang results in their loan from Raikes being stolen, and they swear revenge. Thirteen-year old Ra'Nell (Malcolm Kamulete) gradually gets lured into the gang and drug business as his mother Lisa (Sharon Duncan-Brewster) has a breakdown and is hospitalised - with devastating consequences. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Главарь See more »

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Cowboy Films See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Rapper/singer Drake offered to pay for the production of season 3 as the show was cut in 2012. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.60 (2011) See more »

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Simply Brilliant
23 August 2013 | by rich_andysonSee all my reviews

I watched all 4 episodes in one night. That's not usual for me and is a sign of the quality of this series. It's got a great central plot and builds tension to the big events as good as any Hollywood film, maybe better! The characters are interesting, although sometimes it does go a bit Sopranos...

Anyway I tried to get into the Wire (which has some comparisons), but as someone living in London I loved this so much more. This will no doubt get re-made in the US within no time with Ice Cube playing Dushane. I don't care really as long as the keep making Top Boy here in London. Can't wait for series 2 and onwards!


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