The parents’ subsequent and remarkable campaign for justice prompted The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, led by retired judge Sir William Macpherson.
Redhead continues: “I know of some younger people who have never heard of Stephen Lawrence, who don’t know the story at all.
Co-written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce (Hilary and Jackie) and his son Joe (Treasure), the three-part series and is a sequel to Paul Greengrass’s enormously influential 1999 film The Murder of Stephen Lawrence.
Steve Coogan would be the first to admit that he has not frequently portrayed nice guys. “I don’t often play decent people.