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Ridley Road

Created by British actress and writer Sarah Solemani, this glitzy period romance meets disturbing espionage thriller unpacks a sequestered slice of Britain’s past from the perspective of a courageous young woman who risked her life in the fight against fascism. British actors Eddie Marsan and Rory Kinnear provide gravitas.

Writers

  • Sarah Solemani

Cast

  • Agnes O'Casey
  • Tom Varey
  • Rory Kinnear
  • Eddie Marsan

Synopsis

In 1960s East London, Vivien, a young Jewish hairdresser becomes embroiled with the 62 Group, an underground movement of anti-fascists headquartered on Ridley Road trying to stop the rise of the far right. When her former lover gets injured on an undercover mission, Vivien steps in to infiltrate the neo-Nazis.