Michaela Coel drama films for BBC Two

BBC Two A new drama created by, written by and starring Michaela Coel begins filming in London this week.

Jan 22nd  (w/t) explores the issues of consent amid new codes of sexual practice in contemporary life.

Set in the capital, the series follows Arabella (Coel) and her personal experience of sexual consent. 

The series comes from Various Artists Ltd and FALKNA Productions; it is executive produced by Coel, Phil Clarke and Piers Wenger.  

When the series commission was first announced, BBC Two controller Patrick Holland said: “Michaela Coel is a unique talent and her writing for this drama explodes from the page.

"It promises fearless, provocative and gripping storytelling exploring one of the defining issues of our times. I am absolutely delighted that Michaela is bringing this to BBC Two.”

Various Artists Ltd is also working on a second series of Dead Pixels from writer Jon Brown for delivery to E4.   


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