SHOOTING BEGINS ON MY NAME IS LEON

22.02.2021

Written by Kit de Waal, MY NAME IS LEON is to be adapted into a film for BBC One and principle photography starts today.

Set in 1980s Britain, MY NAME IS LEON tells the uplifting and incredibly moving story of nine year old Leon, a mixed-race boy whose desire is to keep his family together, as his single-parent mother suffers a devastating breakdown.

The book has been adapted by Shola Amoo, writing his first screenplay for television. It is to be directed by Lynette Linton and produced by Douglas Road Productions, headed by Sir Lenny Henry, for BBC One.

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