Alex Wheatle

BBC / BBC Studios / Amazon (US)

  • Writers

    • Alastair Siddons
    • Steve McQueen
  • Director

    Steve McQueen

  • Starring

    • Sheyi Cole
    • Robbie Gee
    • Jonathan Jules
    • Elliot Edusah

The true story of award-winning writer Alex Wheatle. Having spent his childhood in a mostly white institutional care home with no love or family, he finally finds a sense of community for the first time in Brixton, where he develops a passion for music and DJing. When he is thrown in prison during the Brixton uprising of 1981, he confronts his past and sees a path to healing.

Executive Producers are Tracey Scoffield and David Tanner.