Altheia Jones Lecointe was one of the defendants in the Mangrove 9 trial, and was a leading member of the British Black Panther Movement.
Frank Crichlow, one of the defendants in the Mangrove 9 trial, was the owner of the Mangrove Restaurant on All Saints Road in Notting Hill.
Darcus Howe was a lawyer, writer and activist, a defendant in the Mangrove 9 trial, and a member of the British Black Panthers.
Barbara Beese was a defendant in the Mangrove 9 trial, she was a member of the British Black Panther Movement, a writer and activist as well as a school teacher.
PC Pulley was a Police officer based in the Notting Hill area.
In Lovers Rock Martha sneaks out of her house on a Saturday night to go to a blues party.
In Lovers Rock Franklyn meets a girl at a blues party.
In Lovers Rock Patty attends a blues party with her best friend Martha.
A young forensic scientist who aspires to join the Metropolitan Police Force but must overcome racism as he tries to change the system from within.
Leroy's father who has been the victim of casual police brutality.
A young Brixton DJ who is sent to prison for his participation in the Brixton Uprising and begins a soul-searching journey to healing.
A bright twelve-year-old boy who experiences an unofficial segregation policy when his headmaster sends him to a school for pupils with “special needs.”
About The Creator
Academy Award winner Steve McQueen is a British artist and filmmaker. His critically acclaimed first feature HUNGER (2008), starring Michael Fassbender as an IRA hunger-striker, won the Camera D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008. He re-teamed with Fassbender for his follow up feature SHAME (2011) for which Fassbender won the Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival for Best Actor, ranks as one of the highest grossing NC-17 rated movies. McQueen’s 12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013) dominated awards season, winning, amongst many others, the Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and AAFCA Awards for Best Picture while McQueen received DGA, Academy, BAFTA, and Golden Globe directing nods. His most recent feature WIDOWS (2018) was one of the best reviewed films of the year and starred Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo, Elizabeth Debicki, and Michelle Rodriguez. McQueen is the recipient of many accolades for his work as a visual artist. In 2016, the Johannes Vermeer Award was presented to him at The Hague. In that same year, the British Film Institute awarded McQueen with a Fellowship. McQueen won the Turner Prize in 1999. His artwork is exhibited and held in major museums around the world. A retrospective was recently exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Schaulager in Basel. Tate Modern and Tate Britain were home to two critically acclaimed shows in 2019/2020, Year 3 and a Retrospective Steve McQueen. In 2020, McQueen was awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for his services to the Arts.