Steve McQueen


Show of the week: Small Axe

This anthology series is made up of hour-long stories that have been conceived and written by Twelve Years A Slave’s Steve McQueen, with Alastair Siddons and Courttia Newland also attached. The 6 x 60 minute films feature actors including Star Wars’ John Boyega and Black Panther’s Letitia Wright, with the show delving into an array […]

Shakespeare drama for BBC

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION FESTIVAL Doctor Who writer Russell T. Davies is penning a 90-minute television adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream for UK terrestrial BBC One. Director Steve McQueen, meanwhile, is creating a six-part drama about West Indian communities in Britain during the the late Sixties, Seventies and Eighties. Billed as “bold and […]