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Dreaming Whilst Black returning to BBC Three for a second series

Adjani Salmon's hit comedy about an aspiring filmmaker will return for a brand new series.

Today the BBC have announced that Dreaming Whilst Black, co-created and co-written by Adjani Salmon will return for a second series with filming set to begin later this year.

Loosely inspired by real-life events, Dreaming Whilst Black tells the story of Kwabena, played by Adjani Salmon, an aspiring filmmaker stuck in a dead-end recruitment job who takes the first step toward achieving his dream.

Along the way, he is quickly confronted with the tribulations of balancing finances, love, and his own sense of reality. 

Speaking about today's news, Adjani Salmon said "The response to Dreaming Whilst Black has been overwhelmingly loving, raucous and humbling. I’m blessed that we have a chance to entertain da peopledem again. Like season one, our goal is to end up being shared in the Aunties WhatsApp Groups."

To which the BBC's Director of Comedy Commissioning, Jon Petrie added "Dreaming Whilst Black really resonated with BBC viewers who felt the warmth and humour radiating from Adjani Salmon’s brilliant comic creation. It was a no brainer for us to press go again on this multi-award winning series and we can’t wait to see more."

Produced by Big Deal Films and A24, Dreaming Whilst Black is produced by Nicola Gregory and executive produced by Dhanny Joshi, Thomas Stogdon and Adjani Salmon.

Speaking ahead of series to, Executive Producer of Big Deal Films, Dhanny Joshi, said "Dreaming Whilst Black season one struck a chord with audiences all over, offering a dose of relatable chaos, hard truths and laughs in between. We couldn't be more excited to go again and give the people what they want – a second season."

The series is based in an original web series which was co-written by Adjani Salmon and Ali Hughes and was created by Adjani Salmon, Max Evans, Laura de Sousa Seixas and Natasha Jatania of 4 Quarters Films.

Dreaming Whilst Black will return to BBC Three


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