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One Night: Late Night Puzzle

Billy Matthews as Alfie.

It began filming in east London last summer just before riots broke out in Britain’s cities.

A four-part BBC1 drama with something important to say about misconceptions, stereotypes, jumping to conclusions, gang culture, the consequences of our actions and the way we live today.

Screened this week, One Night was acclaimed by many who saw it as one of the best television dramas of 2012 to date, set to live long in the memory.

Including a stunning performance by young actor Billy Matthews as 13-year-old birthday boy Alfie – his first ever TV role.

So why did the schedulers relegate the haunting drama series from 9pm primetime to a 10:35pm graveyard slot? Continue reading

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One Night: Douglas Hodge

Douglas Hodge as Ted.

HOW is your blood pressure today?

You only have to watch BBC2’s current documentary series The Tube to discover how stressed many London commuters are.

And then there’s kitchen salesman Ted, played by Douglas Hodge, in new TV drama One Night. Continue reading

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