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In the Long Run 

Not Rated | | Comedy | TV Series (2018– )
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The Easmon family living in London in 1985 sees their quiet life disrupted when their relative from Sierra Leone moves in.

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Idris Elba
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Series cast summary:
Jimmy Akingbola ...  Valentine 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Madeline Appiah ...  Agnes 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Bill Bailey ...  Bagpipes 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Idris Elba ...  Walter 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Kellie Shirley ...  Kirsty 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Sammy Kamara Sammy Kamara ...  Kobna 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Ellen Thomas ...  Mama 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Mattie Boys ...  Dean 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Amani Johnson ...  Melissa 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Neil D'Souza ...  Rajesh 9 episodes, 2018-2020
Quincy Quincy ...  Frank 7 episodes, 2018-2020
Arthur Nightingale Arthur Nightingale ...  Vic 7 episodes, 2018-2020
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London, 1985. Amid the tower blocks and shell suits, life for Walter and Agnes Easmon is all about quiet routine. They arrived from Sierra Leone 13 years ago and are happy earning enough to pay the bills with a bit left over to send back home. Walter works hard alongside his friend and neighbour "Bagpipes" at a nearby factory while Agnes patrols the estate selling make-up door to door. Their British born son Kobna and his best mate Dean hang out on the estate playing football and doing their best to dodge the local thugs. But then Walter's brother Valentine arrives and his exuberance and lust for life changes everything. Looking to make a life for himself in the UK, he crashes into their lives bringing laughter, music and chaos. He quickly finds work, falls in love and ignites a passion for music in Kobna. He may frustrate Agnes and test Walter's patience but Kobna adores his "funcle" Valentine and after all, he is family. Created by and featuring Idris Elba with an ensemble cast ...

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Ellen Thomas, who provides the voice of Walter's (Idris Elba) mother living in Sierra Leone, was actually born in that country. See more »

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Great Series
14 February 2020 | by GB65See all my reviews

I thought series one was a little slow but I suppose that was whilst they built up the characters. It's great to see a network give writers a chance and allow programmes to grow and in series two this one certainly did. Quality writing and good performances from all. True to life, believable stories and some wonderful memories. Looking forward to series three already.


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Release Date:

29 March 2018 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Gravesend, Kent, England, UK

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