Hollyoaks character to be groomed in far-right plot

Hollyoaks character to be groomed in far-right plot
 

Hollyoaks will air a storyline about far-right radicalisation to try to raise awareness of the issue in the UK.
The Channel 4 soap has worked with experts and charities to help tell the story, where Ste, played by Kieron Richardson, becomes radicalised by newcomer Jonny, played by Ray Quinn.
The number of people referred to the government's anti-extremism programme because of right-wing extremism went up by 28% to 968 in 2016-17.
The storyline will begin in January.
"It's vital that we get beyond the caricatures and understand the way extremists really operate," says Jamie... read more

 
23 November 2018 in Regional, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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