Preview – Black Earth Rising

Black Earth Rising
Picture Shows: Kate Ashby (MICHAELA COEL). Image Credit: BBC/Drama Republic/Des Willie.

Chewing Gum’s Michaela Coel stars in this drama concerning the Rwandan genocide.

Kate (Coel) was rescued following the aftermath of the genocide and grew up in Britain, adopted by Eve (Harriet Walter). However, when Eve decides to prosecute against a controversial militia leader, the shadow of Kate’s past catches up on her.

Black Earth Rising is on BBC Two at 21.00.