BBC Two’s Sathnam Sanghera adaptation The Boy With The Topknot will premiere on Monday November 13th at 9pm, it has been announced.
The Boy With The Topknot tells the true story of Sanghera’s upbringing in the 1980s in Wolverhampton. Like the book, the one-off drama will also see Sanghera facing up to painful family secrets and truths in his twenties – not least that his father and sister had suffered from schizophrenia – and that he was going to defy expectations of an arranged marriage. The drama is produced by Kudos and Parti Productions and stars Sacha Dhawan, Anupam Kher, Deepti Naval, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Sam Otto, Jaz Deol, Vineeta Rishi, Kriss Dosanjh and Manpreet Bambra.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.