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Zawe Ashton Is Back On Hulu In Season 3 Of Hit UK Comedy Series 'Fresh Meat'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 24, 2014 10:43 AM
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Zawe Ashton Is Back On Hulu In Season 3 Of Hit UK Comedy Series 'Fresh Meat'

Will Either Of These Black Actors Get The Key To The TARDIS?

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • June 5, 2013 10:18 AM
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Any time there's an opening for the coveted role of the BBC's Doctor Who, the names of a few black actors get tossed around as possible candidates.

PAFF 2013 Review - 'Dreams Of A Life' (Harrowing Reconstruction Of A Life From Fragments)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 9, 2013 11:15 PM
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By now I’m sure we’re all familiar with the story, even if it’s just the broad details of it – young woman dies in her apartment and her body isn’t discovered for a good 3 years, as it lay there putrefying – which actually sounds like it could be a pitch for a fictional narrative, but actually is very real.

Channel 4 College Comedy 'Fresh Meat' (Zawe Ashton) To Get Big-Screen Treatment

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 1, 2013 5:09 PM
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The popular Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat will one day be in a movie theater near you, according to The Sun.

Sky Arts' 'Playhouse Presents . . . Psychobitches' (Featuring Zawe Ashton, Sharon D. Clarke)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 8, 2013 9:59 PM
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And following Tambay's earlier post on Sky Arts' Playhouse Presents . . .

Zawe Ashton, 'Dreams Of A Life' Receive British Independent Film Awards nominations

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 5, 2012 10:39 AM
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Congrats to Zawe Ashton and Carol Morley for their British Independent Film Awards nominations; Ashton in the Most Promising Newcomer category, although, as Emmnanuel argued in a previous post (HERE), Ashton's been around a bit to be called a newcomer at this point; and the film Ashton was nominated for (critically-acclaimed docu-drama Dreams of a Life) was nominated in the Best Documentary category.

New On DVD - Channel 4 Comedy Series 'Fresh Meat' (Zawe Ashton Co-Stars)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 10, 2012 10:31 PM
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Just as the second series of Channel 4's hit university-set comedy Fresh Meat is beginning, series one has been released on DVD in the U.K. Co-star Zawe Ashton's break-out performance as slacker-student Vod is reason enough to pick this up.

Michelle Asante, Zawe Ashton Returning To UK TV In Dramas 'Monroe', 'Case Histories'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • September 24, 2012 8:59 AM
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TV viewers in the U.K. will once again get the chance to see actors Michelle Asante and Zawe Ashton in their respective supporting roles on the second series broadcasts of ITV's Monroe and BBC's Case Histories for the upcoming television season.

Review - 'Dreams Of A Life' (A Harrowing Reconstruction Of A Life From Collected Fragments)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 3, 2012 9:13 AM
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With Carol Morley's Dreams Of A Life finally opening in USA theaters today, August 3rd, courtesy of Strand Releasing, Here's my review of the film from February, when I first saw it.

Zawe Ashton Talks To S&A About 'Dreams Of A Life,' Industry Struggles, Opportunities, Making It All Work

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • August 2, 2012 8:19 PM
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With Carol Morley's Dreams Of A Life finally opening in USA theaters tomorrow, August 3rd, courtesy of Strand Releasing, we thought it would be a good idea to repost our interview with the star of the film, Zawe Ashton, originally posted in December of last year, before all the Dreams Of A Life hype really crossed over the pond, from the UK, to the USA - although, long-time readers of S&A will know that we've been reporting on the British film since last summer.