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Small Axe (2020)

TV-MA Drama 1h 20m

We are the small axe.


An anthology series of five stories looking at the lives of a group of friends and their families in London’s West Indian community from the late 1960s to the early 80s.

  1. Steve McQueen


Series Cast

  1. Letitia Wright

    Letitia Wright

    Altheia Jones

    1 Episode

  2. Shaun Parkes

    Shaun Parkes

    Frank Crichlow

    1 Episode

  3. Malachi Kirby

    Malachi Kirby

    Darcus Howe

    1 Episode

  4. Rochenda Sandall

    Rochenda Sandall

    Barbara Beese

    1 Episode

  5. Jack Lowden

    Jack Lowden

    Ian MacDonald

    1 Episode

  6. Sam Spruell

    Sam Spruell

    PC Pulley

    1 Episode

  7. Gershwyn Eustache Jnr

    Gershwyn Eustache Jnr

    Eddie LeCointe Jnr

    1 Episode

  8. Nathaniel Martello-White

    Nathaniel Martello-White

    Rhodan Gordan

    1 Episode

  9. Richie Campbell

    Richie Campbell

    Rothwell Kentish

    1 Episode

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Small Axe

Limited Series

2020 | 5 Episodes

Small Axe is based on the real-life experiences of London's West Indian community and is set between 1969 and 1982.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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