Media Review – Stephen

Thirteen years after their son’s racist murder, Stephen Lawrence’s parents continue their fight for justice. Meanwhile, DCI Clive Driscoll finds Stephen’s cold case files.”

For this month’s Media Review, we have been watching Stephen – a new ITV three-part drama. Stephen is set in 2006 and tells the story of the ongoing struggle by Stephen’s parents Doreen and Neville Lawrence to achieve justice and how a detective, DCI Clive Driscoll, working closely with the Lawrences, puts together an investigation that finally – more than 18 years after his death – secured the convictions of two of the men who murdered Stephen.

Listen to what the smallVOICE team makes of the series at 6’57 minutes in to September’s podcast.


Stephen is written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Joe Cottrell Boyce. It comes from production company HTM Television in association with Baby Cow Productions. You can find all three episodes in the UK on ITV hub.

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