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Why are period dramas so white? I The Guardian

Discussion in 'English' started by AndrewvanZyl, Mar 11, 2020.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Established commenter

    Have you ever noticed that in film and on TV, period dramas tend to have almost entirely white casts? It’s almost as if, at least in film and TV land, black people do not feature in British history at all. The Guardian’s Josh Toussaint-Strauss finds out how accurate costume dramas are in terms of racial diversity, and looks into the reasons why period dramas might get whitewashed

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