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Damilola, Our Loved Boy 2016

Minnow Films for BBC One  

1 x 90 minutes
Minnow Films for BBC One

The shocking death of ten year old Damilola Taylor in 2000 saw an innocent schoolboy lose his life on the streets of London. In front of the world’s media, his parents embarked on a gruelling path to find justice - but behind closed doors, how could their love survive such private grief?

This feature length drama reveals the personal story behind the headlines, immersing us in Damilola’s world, exploring his journey from Lagos to London, and his family’s quest for justice. Told primarily from the point of view of Damilola’s father, Richard Taylor OBE, starring Babou Ceesay and Wunmi Mosaku, written by Levi David Addai and directed by Bafta-winner Euros Lyn, this is a surprising, intimate and deeply moving story of fatherhood, family and hope.

Without question the drama of the week and one of the best of the year so far... one of the most powerful pieces of television you will ever see...

Your heart will break long before Damilola reaches London
The Times

In the end, I wished it had gone on longer, being not about death but about humanity
The Guardian

Damilola, Our Loved Boy

Levi David Addai
Euros Lyn
Susan Horth
Executive Producer
Colin Barr
Line Producer
Adrian Kelly
Director of Photography
Ross Mclennan
Production Designer
Catrin Meredydd
Costume Designer
Joey Attawia
Make-up Designer
Jody Williams
Jamie Pearson
Casting Director
Shaheen Baig
Dru Masters