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Top Boy: Ronan Bennett


Top Boy - Ronan Bennett 
Thursday 29th May
7.30pm at Frederiks. 

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Ronan Bennett, Irish born writer of Channel 4's controversial Top Boy series, discusses his dramatic past as a terrorist suspect and the inspiration behind his hugely successful TV series. 


Ronan Bennett, Northern-Irish born writer now living in London has surprised many critics with his script for the controversial hit Channel 4 TV series, Top Boy starring Ashley Walters. Some may find it a little strange that Ronan, as a white, Irish writer has chosen to write about and represent East London’s inner city drug and gang culture with a mainly all black cast. Ronan explains the inspiration for Top Boy. Find out more here... 

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