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Topic-icon Wunmi Mosaku Wins BAFTA TV Award

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Nigerian-born British actress, Wunmi Mosaku, has won the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the TV drama ‘Damilola, Our Loved Boy’, seeing off competition from Siobhan Finneran (Happy Valley), Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax).

The story of Damilola Taylor, a Nigerian boy, who was killed in Peckham, London, in 2000, and the final conviction of his murderers, was widely reported in the Nigerian and British press.

Then in November 2016, a 90-minute television drama depicting the events leading to his death and the Taylor family’s search for justice premiered on the BBC.

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