Idris Elba BBC Three

Idris Elba set to take over BBC Three for a season celebrating the best new, emerging and diverse talent

Get excited! MOBO Award-winner Idris Elba is set to take over BBC Three for a unique and ground-breaking season of content created and curated with some of the best new and emerging UK talent in comedy, drama and music. Tackling issues which are relevant to young audiences today, the season will include factual documentaries, comedy shorts, a music video curated by SBTV’s Jamal Edwards, as well as a series of short films from new writers featuring new on-screen talent working alongside established on-screen talent.

Speaking on the upcoming season, Elba says: “There's a part of me in every aspect of this season; comedy, drama, documentary, sport all made by a truly diverse team both on and off screen.”

The season - produced by Green Door Pictures - will be released across BBC Three’s iPlayer channel, YouTube channel and BBC Three’s website from Monday 27 March.

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