WHO’S IN IT?
Michaela Coel (Monsters: Dark Continent), Arinzé Kene (The Pass), George MacKay (Sunshine On Leith), Joe Dempsie (The Damned United), Luke Norris (The Duchess), Arsher Ali (Four Lions), Rakie Ayola (Now Is Good), Ashley Thomas (Shank), Sophia La Porta (film debut), Tom Forbes (And Then I Was French), Mark Wingett (Franklyn), Genevieve Barr (It Came From The Desert), Ronke Adekoluejo (Christopher Robin)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tinge Krishnan (Junkhearts), director; Che Walker (film debut), writer; Amanda Jenks (An Englishman in New York) and Nadine Marsh-Edwards (Young Soul Rebels), producers; Christopher Nicholas Bangs (Panic) and Arthur Darvill (film debut), composers; Catherine Derry (Svengali), cinematographer; Peter Christelis (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Simone (Coel), a dedicated single mother, goes on a rare night out to the streets of Camden, where she comes across, and is charmed by, handsome stranger Raymond (Kene) in a meeting that ignites new emotions within her soul…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on the musical which has songs by former Doctor Who co-star Arthur Darvill, this ambitious Netflix release – the biggest UK acquisition by the service in its history – is an astounding and uplifting experience.