Thandie Newton Criticizes Lack of Diversity in British TV Series

INDIEWIRE | on Mon, Mar 20, 4:49 PM

Over the past few years, the popularity of British period dramas has soared, with productions such as “Downton Abbey[1]” and Netflix’s “The Crown[2].” However, actress Thandie Newton[3] considers this a problem for black actors, as these shows are making it harder for them to find acting jobs in England. READ MORE: ‘Westworld’ Star Thandie Newton May Join Ever-Expanding ‘Star Wars’ Universe[4] “I love being [in the U.K.], but I can’t work, because I can’t do ‘Downton Abbey,’ can’t be in ‘Vict...

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