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In the Long Run (2018)

Comedy 20m


Set in 1980s London, this comedy series follows the Easmon family, which has settled in England after having arrived from Sierra Leone a decade earlier. The Easmons’ son, Akuna, hangs out in the housing project where the family lives, playing soccer and dodging the local thugs. The family’s life is turned upside down when Walter’s brother Valentine arrives in the U.K., bringing chaos in his wake and igniting a passion for music in Akuna.

  1. Idris Elba


Series Cast

  1. Jimmy Akingbola

    Jimmy Akingbola

    Valentine Easmon

    12 Episodes

  2. Idris Elba

    Idris Elba

    Walter Easmon

    12 Episodes

  3. Madeline Appiah

    Madeline Appiah

    Agnes Easmon

    12 Episodes

  4. Bill Bailey

    Bill Bailey


    12 Episodes

  5. Kellie Shirley

    Kellie Shirley


    12 Episodes

  6. Sammy Kamara

    Sammy Kamara


    12 Episodes

  7. Bella Emberg


    2 Episodes

  8. Arthur Nightingale


    2 Episodes

  9. Steve Furst

    Steve Furst

    Mr. Padgett

    1 Episode

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Current Season

In the Long Run

Season 2

2019 | 6 Episodes

Season 2 of In the Long Run premiered on October 16, 2019.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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