Sunday, 22 March 2009



Big supporter and friend of BLS, DJ Breeze, recently caught up with the hugely talented actor and writer, Noel Clarke . In part one of this interview for his urban beat show on ICRFM 105.7FM Noel talks about his recent award nominations.

In part two Breeze talks to Noel about some of the themes in his groundbreaking films, Kidulthood & Adulthood and what inspires him to make his films. Congratulations from us for his outstanding contribution to our understanding of UK street culture and reflecting it honestly and genuinely in his writing and dramatic portrayal as an actor. We loved him in Dr Who as well!
Noel Clarke has just won a BAFTA for the Orange Newcomer Award at the British Film Awards!

Noel Anthony Clarke was born and raised in west London attendingprimary, secondary schools and college in the area. It was at school that Noel discovered his love for acting and started doing what would be the only thing he really wanted to do.
Noel can play various roles form Black, mixed race and Latino, but started his professional career in 1999 as mixed race Kwame in Metrosexaulity and has since appeared on our screens many times. Staring or in programmes as varied as, Auf Wiedersehen Pet, Jane Halls and Doctor Who.
Noel has also appeared on stage numerous times. Including playing a lead in Christopher Shinn's Royal court play. 'Where do we live?' Directed by Richard Wilson for which Noel won The Laurence Olivier award, for most promising new performer.
Noel Also writes; and wrote an episode of BBC'S Doctor who spin offTorchwood as well as BBC3's commissioned pilot W10 LDN. He also penned as well as starred in Hit British film KiDULTHOOD, picking up a DINARD award for best screenplay as well as a Screen Nation Gong. These stand on his shelf at home next to the action figure of his Dr Who Character Mickey Smith.
Noel currently lives in west London and is working hard to create new and exciting projects to bring to screen.

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