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King for a Term 

In 1980s Hackney nine-year old Akuna's proud father sees him as the next Eddy Grant, but Akuna is asthmatic, which means he must attend a special school for children with disabilities and ... See full summary »

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Idris Elba

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Idris Elba

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Episode credited cast:
Hugo Cracknell ... Charlie Spencer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Omar Agyei Paul Omar Agyei ... Akuna (as Omar Agyei)
Max Bennett Max Bennett ... Stephen
Harley Bird Harley Bird ... Tara
Warren Brown ... Mr. Grimme
Amelia Crouch ... Gina
Idris Elba ... Akuna's Father / Narrator
Aidan Howells Aidan Howells
Ali Keating Ali Keating
Hannah Walters Hannah Walters
Christina Wolfe ... Miss Endway
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In 1980s Hackney nine-year old Akuna's proud father sees him as the next Eddy Grant, but Akuna is asthmatic, which means he must attend a special school for children with disabilities and before long he has fallen foul of sadistic teacher Mr Grimme, who labels him Asthma Boy. Akuna however, with the help of a cheeky Scots fellow student, soon leads the rest of the class into humiliating Mr Grimme, making Akuna King for a Term Written by don @ minifie-1

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9 July 2015 (UK) See more »

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