Small Axe is based on the real-life experiences of London's West Indian community and is set between 1969 and 1982.
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Series cast summary:
Naomi Ackie ...  Hazel 1 episode, 2020
Neal Barry ...  Desk Sergeant 1 episode, 2020
Gary Beadle ...  Dol Isaacs 1 episode, 2020
Khali Best ...  Breadstick 1 episode, 2020
Dennis Bovell Dennis Bovell ...  Milton 1 episode, 2020
Jade Anouka ...  Mrs. Morrison 1 episode, 2020
Jack Bence Jack Bence ...  Taylor 1 episode, 2020
Darren Braithwaite Darren Braithwaite ...  Anthony Carlisle Inniss 1 episode, 2020
Fumilayo Brown-Olateju Fumilayo Brown-Olateju ...  Dawn 1 episode, 2020
Saffron Coomber ...  Grace 1 episode, 2020
Temirlan Blaev ...  Pupil 1 episode, 2020
Stephen Boxer ...  Chief Inspector 1 episode, 2020
Riley Burgin Riley Burgin ...  Terry 1 episode, 2020
Richie Campbell ...  Rothwell Kentish 1 episode, 2020
Frankie Fox ...  Eddie Marks 1 episode, 2020
John Boyega ...  Leroy Logan 1 episode, 2020
Nigel Boyle ...  Mr. Hamley 1 episode, 2020
Ross Cahill Ross Cahill ...  Perry 1 episode, 2020
Ben Caplan ...  Mr Stedman 1 episode, 2020
Daniel Francis-Swaby ...  Bammy 1 episode, 2020
Nicholas Burns ...  Mr Purling 1 episode, 2020
Tabitha Byron ...  Sheila 1 episode, 2020
Sheyi Cole ...  Alex Wheatle 1 episode, 2020
Thomas Coombes ...  PC Royce 1 episode, 2020
Marcus Fraser ...  Jabba 1 episode, 2020
Calum Callaghan ...  Beck 1 episode, 2020
Richard Cordery ...  Mr Croft 1 episode, 2020
Ralph Davis Ralph Davis ...  Senior Teacher 1 episode, 2020
Zakiyyah Deen Zakiyyah Deen ...  Rita 1 episode, 2020
Jermaine Freeman Jermaine Freeman ...  Skinner 1 episode, 2020
Seroca Davis ...  Hyacinth 1 episode, 2020
Kate Dickie ...  Miss Gill 1 episode, 2020
Elliot Edusah ...  Valin 1 episode, 2020
Gershwyn Eustache Jnr ...  Eddie Lecointe 1 episode, 2020
Ellis George Ellis George ...  Cynthia 1 episode, 2020
Duane Facey-Pearson Duane Facey-Pearson ...  Rupert Boyce 1 episode, 2020
Dexter Flanders Dexter Flanders ...  Floyd 1 episode, 2020
Sam Fourness Sam Fourness ...  Mr. Kimble 1 episode, 2020
Liam Garrigan ...  Greg Huggan 1 episode, 2020
Alexander James-Blake Alexander James-Blake ...  Parker B 1 episode, 2020
Daniel Francis ...  Esmond Smith 1 episode, 2020
Lorna Gayle Lorna Gayle ...  Linda 1 episode, 2020
Robbie Gee ...  Simeon 1 episode, 2020
Llewella Gideon Llewella Gideon ...  Aunt Betty 1 episode, 2020
Francis Lovehall ...  Reggie 1 episode, 2020
Aiyana Goodfellow Aiyana Goodfellow ...  Nina 1 episode, 2020
Michelle Greenidge ...  Mrs Manning 1 episode, 2020
Joshua Hill ...  PC May 1 episode, 2020
Jonathan Jules ...  Dennis Isaacs 1 episode, 2020
Shaniqua Okwok ...  Patty 1 episode, 2020
Derek Griffiths Derek Griffiths ...  CLR James 1 episode, 2020
Roshawn Hewitt ...  Baz 1 episode, 2020
John Hodgkinson John Hodgkinson ...  Police Interviewer 1 episode, 2020
Ashley McGuire ...  Cook 1 episode, 2020
Kadeem Ramsay ...  Samson 1 episode, 2020
Shem Hamilton ...  Benson 1 episode, 2020
Tyrone Huntley ...  Leee 1 episode, 2020
Trevor Laird Trevor Laird ...  Augustin Wood 1 episode, 2020
Asad-Shareef Muhammad Asad-Shareef Muhammad ...  Young Alex 1 episode, 2020
Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn ...  Martha 1 episode, 2020
James Hillier ...  Chief Inspector 1 episode, 2020
Tamara Lawrance ...  Stephanie Smith 1 episode, 2020
Conor Lowson ...  David 1 episode, 2020
Johann Myers ...  Cutlass Rankin 1 episode, 2020
Kedar Williams-Stirling ...  Clifton 1 episode, 2020
Tyrone Huggins Tyrone Huggins ...  Granville 1 episode, 2020
Tom Mahy Tom Mahy ...  PC Trent 1 episode, 2020
Jo Martin ...  Mrs. Bartholomew 1 episode, 2020
Cecilia Noble Cecilia Noble ...  Mrs Isaacs 1 episode, 2020
Romario Simpson ...  Lizard 1 episode, 2020
Jumayn Hunter ...  Godfrey Millett 1 episode, 2020
Nadine Marshall ...  Jesse 1 episode, 2020
Ryan Masher ...  Joseph 1 episode, 2020
Louis j Rhone Louis j Rhone ...  Rankin's Dread 1 episode, 2020
Micheal Ward ...  Franklyn 1 episode, 2020
Doreen Ingleton Doreen Ingleton ...  Mrs Tetley 1 episode, 2020
Neil Maskell ...  Inspector Willis 1 episode, 2020
Kayla Meikle Kayla Meikle ...  Mrs. Howard 1 episode, 2020
Xavien Russell Xavien Russell ...  Friend at Lincoln's 1 episode, 2020
Tayo Jarrett Tayo Jarrett ...  Linton 1 episode, 2020
Nathan Moses Nathan Moses ...  Ashley 1 episode, 2020
Steve Nicolson ...  Drill Instructor 1 episode, 2020
Lennox Tuitt Lennox Tuitt ...  Lincoln 1 episode, 2020
Alex Jennings ...  Judge Edward Clarke 1 episode, 2020
Tut Nyuot Tut Nyuot ...  Abraham 1 episode, 2020
Adrian Rawlins ...  Headmaster 1 episode, 2020
Leah Walker Leah Walker ...  Beverley 1 episode, 2020
Stefan Kalipha ...  Card Player 1 episode, 2020
Samuel Oatley Samuel Oatley ...  PC Cooper 1 episode, 2020
Kenyah Sandy ...  Kingsley Smith 1 episode, 2020
Shanelle Young Shanelle Young ...  Gloria Isaacs 1 episode, 2020
Malachi Kirby ...  Darcus Howe 1 episode, 2020
Jaden Oshenye ...  Leee (14 Yrs) 1 episode, 2020
Josette Simon ...  Lydia 1 episode, 2020
Akbar Kurtha Akbar Kurtha ...  Dr Chadee 1 episode, 2020
Ciarán Owens ...  Senior Officer 1 episode, 2020
Sharlene Whyte ...  Agnes Smith 1 episode, 2020
Jack Lowden ...  Ian Macdonald 1 episode, 2020
Cory Peterson Cory Peterson ...  Philford 1 episode, 2020
Kemal Sylvester Kemal Sylvester ...  Bus Driver 1 episode, 2020
Nathaniel Martello-White ...  Rhodan Gordon 1 episode, 2020
Joy Richardson ...  Mrs Logan 1 episode, 2020
Jairaj Varsani ...  Sajid 1 episode, 2020
Jodhi May ...  Selma James 1 episode, 2020
Eddie-Joe Robinson Eddie-Joe Robinson ...  PC Millar 1 episode, 2020
Stewart Wright ...  Mr. Baines 1 episode, 2020
Tahj Miles ...  Kendrick Manning 1 episode, 2020
Mark Stanley ...  Ed Harrigan 1 episode, 2020
Steven O'Neill ...  Magistrate 1 episode, 2020
Jim Sturgeon ...  Class Instructor 1 episode, 2020
Shaun Parkes ...  Frank Crichlow 1 episode, 2020
Antonia Thomas ...  Gretl 1 episode, 2020
Telvin Parr Telvin Parr ...  Titch 1 episode, 2020
Steve Toussaint ...  Kenneth Logan 1 episode, 2020
Joseph Quinn ...  PC Dixon 1 episode, 2020
Nathan Vidal Nathan Vidal ...  Leroy (14 Yrs) 1 episode, 2020
Rochenda Sandall ...  Barbara Beese 1 episode, 2020
Assad Zaman ...  Asif 1 episode, 2020
Jay Simpson ...  Duty Officer 1 episode, 2020
Sam Spruell ...  PC Pulley 1 episode, 2020
Joe Tucker ...  Court Officer 1 episode, 2020
Samuel West ...  Mr Hill 1 episode, 2020
Letitia Wright ...  Altheia Jones 1 episode, 2020

How Letitia Wright Pushed Steve McQueen on "Small Axe"

Letitia Wright discusses how her working relationship with filmmaker Steve McQueen developed on the set of his new film anthology, "Small Axe."

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Small Axe is based on the real-life experiences of London's West Indian community and is set between 1969 and 1982.

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Although this is an anthology of five feature-length films, it, as a whole, won the "Best Picture" award at the 46th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2020. See more »

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good mix
22 December 2020 | by chrislawukSee all my reviews

Few early movies for people who like this title would be "Pressure (1976)" and "Babylon (1980)". Its a bit of a time machine, will transport alot of Londoners back in time.


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