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Rikki Beadle-Blair is back with Bashment, a hard-hitting urban drama based on his award winning play.

Director: Rikki Beadle-Blair

Writer: Rikki Beadle-Blair

Stars: Joel Dommett, Michael Lindall, Marcus Kai, Jennifer Daley


JJ (SKINS star Joel Dommett); an aspiring MC has just arrived on London’s exciting underground urban music scene. He’s got the skills, he’s got the rhymes, and he’s got the drive. But JJ isn’t going to find it easy in this world, not only is he a white boy but he’s also gay. JJ decides to come out onstage at the Urban Slam Finals, taking his boyfriend Orlando (Marcus Kai) with him but the pair know it could get dangerous. When the couple are confronted by the infamous rap crew, ‘the Ilford Illmanics’, a terrifying act of violence changes all their lives forever.

Rikki Beadle-Blair (FIT, KICK OFF) is back with this hard-hitting, award winning urban drama adapted from his stage play exploring the intersection of race, sexuality and music. Starring stand-up comedian and MTV presenter Joel Dommett in his first lead role performance as JJ and a host of Team Angelica regulars, BASHMENT is like nothing you have ever seen before.

  • "Packed with energetic, colourful, sexy characters."
  • "A powerful exploration of the light and dark tones of sexual acceptance."
    -Gay Celluloid
  • "Moving, surprising, utterly gripping"
    -So So Gay
Cast: Joel Dommett, Michael Lindall, Marcus Kai, Jennifer Daley
Director: Rikki Beadle-Blair
Writer: Rikki Beadle-Blair
Country: UK
Language: English
Format: PAL
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Certificate: 18
Running Time: 110 mins
Sound: Stereo
DVD Release Date: 23-09-2013
VoD Release Date: 23-09-2013
DVD Extras: Making Of Feature | Director's Commentary
Dvd Catalogue Number: 5060018652719
Year: 2010

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