BBC One’s one-off Damilola Taylor drama Damilola, Our Loved Boy will premiere on Monday November 7th at 8:30pm, it has been announced.
Damilola, Our Loved Boy goes “behind the headlines” and focuses on the impact of the murder of 10 year old Damilola Taylor on the family. It will tell the story from the Taylor family’s perspective; beginning with their journey from Lagos to London, through the emotional repercussions of Damilola’s death and their quest for justice.
The one-off drama was penned by Levi David Addai, marking his first ever TV project for the BBC, and is being produced by independent production company Minnow Films. The cast includes Babou Ceesay (AD: The Bible Continues, National Treasure) as Richard Taylor OBE and Wunmi Mosaku (Capital, Scott & Bailey) as Gloria Taylor. Out Loved Boy was produced with the support and consent of Damilola’s father Richard Taylor OBE.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.