TV Show directory - Top Boy

Top Boy is a British television crime drama series, created and written by Ronan Bennett. The series is set on the fictional Summerhouse estate in Hackney, East London.

The series details London drug dealers and their lucrative and dangerous lives in East London. It follows the lives of Dushane (Ashley Walters) and his friend Sully (Kane Robinson) to become the richest men on the block. To succeed, they go into partnership with top don Bobby Raikes ('Geoff Bell (I)'). Devastating consequences ensue, and other notable cast members include
Malcolm Kamulete, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Michael Ward, Shone Romulus, Malcolm Kamulete, Letitia Wright and more.

The first series was broadcast on Channel 4 in late 2011 and the second series began airing in summer 2013. Despite being dropped by Channel 4, the show had developed a cult following from fans across the world, including Canadian rapper Drake. In 2017 it was announced that Netflix would revive the series, with Drake executive producing. The revival premiered on Netflix in fall 2013.

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Production Company: Cowboy Films/Easter Partisan

Year of Publication: 2011

Companies connected with this show

Channel 4 Cowboy Films Netflix Talent Talks

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(Shopper) Extra
background artist
Driver (supporting)
Victoria Twyman
Stylist
Costume Daily
Supporting artist
Extra
Councillor
Hediya
Jane Skinner
Actor
Shopper in street market
Waiter
Robert Bacon
Extra
Passer by
Sarah - Series Regular
John Bagenal
Actor
Featured market stall holder
Crackhead
Freddie Buck
Actor
Custody Sergeant
Omar Baker
Actor
Cafe Customer 1
Baba Oyejide
Actor
Ricky
Nurse
Angela Kelway
Production Accountant
Assistant Post Production Accountant
Summerhouse younger