Brace yourself for a British invasion this December on Wednesdays 8:30pm, on SBS 2!
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28 Nov 2014 - 4:55 PM  UPDATED 24 Feb 2015 - 10:31 AM

Ill Manors

Wednesday December 3, 8:30pm

(UK, crime/drama)

Director: Ben Drew
Starring: Riz Ahmed, Sliem Ben-Salah, Ed Skrein
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand
What's it about?
Welcome to London, 2012, home of the Olympic Games. Behind the veil of newly injected prosperity lies a community that's impossible to enter and even harder to escape. This unique crime thriller follows six disparate lives, all struggling to survive the circles of violence that engulf them. 

 

Attack the Block

Wednesday December 10, 8:30pm

(UK, sci-fi)

Director: Joe Cornish
Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Nick Frost, John Boyega
Available after broadcast on SBS On Demand
What's it about?
A South London council estate is under attack by a wave of savage and bestial aliens. A gang of tough inner-city kids grabs weapons, mount bikes, and set out to defend their turf, while the young woman they've just attempted to rob ends up having to team up with them, for a chance at survival. 

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Wild Bill

Wednesday December 17, 8:30pm

(UK, drama)

Director: Dexter Fletcher
Starring: Charlie Creed-Miles, Will Poulter, Sammy Williams 
What's it about?
After 8 years in prison, Bill returns home to find his young sons abandoned by their mother and drug-dealing for local villains. Unwilling to play Dad, he has to decide what he wants to be: a good father, or a free one.

 

Four Lions

Wednesday December 24, 8:30pm

(UK, comedy/drama)

Director: Christopher Morris
Starring: Adeel Akhtar, Nigel Lindsay, Kayvan Novak, Riz Ahmed
Watch now on SBS On Demand
What's it about?
In this blackly funny satire of the modern face of terrorism, four young British Muslims are disillusioned about the treatment of Muslims in the world and they aspire to become jihadists, but they end up proving to be more of a danger to themselves. 

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