Noughts & Crosses: Trailer, plot, cast and release date of BBC series revealed
4 March 2020, 16:06 | Updated: 4 March 2020, 16:11
Malorie Blackman's Noughts & Crosses book is being turned into a BBC series, here's everything we know so far.
BBC One's anticipated Noughts & Crosses drama will start on Thursday March 5.
Noughts & Crosses, based on the popular novel by Malorie Blackman, tells the story of Sephy and Callum, and their forbidden love due to their race.
From the trailer, to the cast, plot and release date, here's everything we know so far:
What is Noughts & Crosses about and who wrote the book?
Noughts & Crosses tells the heartbreaking story of two friends turned lovers, Sephy and Callum, who struggle to find their place in a world that is separated by race.
In this alternative world, Sephy – a 'cross' – is black and therefore a member of the ruling class, while Callum – a 'nought' – is white, part of the lower-class who were once slaves to the crosses.
The book, which the series is based on, was written in 2001 by Malorie Blackman.
Where can I watch the trailer for Noughts & Crosses?
When is Noughts & Crosses released?
Noughts & Crosses will start on BBC One on Thursday March 5 at 9PM.
Who is in the cast of Noughts & Crosses?
The main cast of Noughts & Crosses is:
Jack Rowan as Callum
Masali Baduza as Sephy
Josh Dylan as Jude
Paterson Joseph as Kamal Hadley
Helen Baxendale as Meggie McGregor
Ian Hart as Ryan McGregor
Bonnie Mbuli as Jasmine Hadley