The first episode of the ITV drama Stephen included a harrowing scene in which police officers investigating the murder of Stephen Lawrence re-enacted his killing.
His killing, and the bungled police investigation that followed, were dramatised in the 1999 film The Murder of Stephen Lawrence.
Speaking about how difficult the scene was to film, Coogan, whose character DCI Clive Driscoll oversaw the investigation and the reconstruction, said: “It affects you deeply.
Producer Madonna Baptiste, meanwhile, described watching the rushes as “heartbreaking” because they were a reconstruction of the teenager’s last moments.
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