A sequence designed by Ghanaian-British actress, Michaela Coel has gained an award at the 2021 National Association for the Progression of Colored Persons (NAACP) Awards.
The awards honours fantastic performances of individuals of color in film, tv, audio, and literature.
‘I May well Demolish You,’ the critically acclaimed drama gained the award for Excellent Creating in a Comedy Sequence.’
Programme Identify: I Could Destroy You – TX: 08/06/2020 – Episode: n/a (No. 1) – Picture Shows: Arabella (MICHAELA COEL) – (C) Val Productions –
Photographer: Natalie Seery
Coel also wrote, co-directed, government developed and starred in ‘I May Destroy You.’ The sequence follows Arabella who is forced to reassess all the things, which include her occupation, mates and relatives following becoming sexually assaulted in a nightclub.
Coel was born Michaela Ewuraba Boakye-Collinson to Ghanaian dad and mom in London. She is a graduate of Guildhall Faculty of Audio and Drama and gained the Laurence Olivier Bursary Award.
She gained ‘Best Woman Functionality in a comedy Prize’ for her sitcom ‘Chewing Gum’ and ‘Breakthrough Talent of the Year’ at the 2016 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Craft Awards.
She was named as a person of TIME Magazine’s most influential individuals in 2020.