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Babou Ceesay plays Richard Taylor, Damilola Taylor’s father in BBC1’s Our Loved Boy about the shocking murder of the 10-year old boy in 2000

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Written by award-winning screenwriter and playwright Levi David Addai, Our Loved Boy is a 90’ feature-length drama for BBC One telling the story of Damilola Taylor from the point of view of the Taylor family, exploring their journey from Lagos to London, the emotional repercussions of Damilola’s death and the family’s quest for justice.

Interviewed by the BBC, Babou said:
“It is a real honour to be part of the telling of this story. I feel a responsibility to the family, to Richard Taylor and of course to Damilola Taylor. I hope that in our own small way we can contribute to his legacy.”

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