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Extreme Coma: Waking up Racist
 
Extreme Coma: Waking up Racist

What Larks Productions! for Channel 4
2016


The web-series Crackpot Britain, brainchild of Birmingham born-and-bred producer extraordinaire (or at least that's how she views herself) Debbie Thomas, examines our most current, provocative and 'bonkers' - to coin a commissioner's phrase - real life stories across Britain. In this episode, we explore what life is like for a young black man, Jason - an ambitious PA in an HR firm who woke up from a coma believing he is white. We follow his daily life as he reconnects (or not) with his girlfriend, his workmates and the world around him. Debbie witnesses on camera (when she remembers to turn it on…) how Jason’s racist interactions become increasingly extreme to the point of being unbelievable...

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Credits:
Starring Anneka Harry (Bad Bridesmaid, Citizen Khan), Jason Lewis (Murder in Successville, Horrible Histories, The Armstrong and Miller Show) and Lashana Lynch (Still Star-Crossed, Crims, Death In Paradise), this is a semi-improvised comedy short by What Larks Productions.