To mark the anniversary, acclaimed screenwriter Jimmy McGovern (Broken, Moving On, The Street) has created a powerful 90-minute story that imagines the life Anthony might have led had he lived, and re-creates the shocking events of that tragic night.
Partly based on conversations with Anthony’s mother Gee, who forgave his attackers, the drama, which sees Anthony grow up to marry and become a father, seems all the more timely coming at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Here, actors Toheeb Jimoh (previously seen in Amazon Prime Video’s The Feed) and Rakie Ayola (Holby City), who play Anthony and Gee, tell TV Times why they wanted to help bring the Walker family’s story to the small screen…
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July 25, 2020