Created, written, and directed by Nida Manzoor, the first series explored the trials and tribulations of the female punk rock band Lady Parts through the eyes of the geeky microbiology PhD student Amina Hussain (Anjana Vasan). Desperately seeking a husband, Amina is recruited to become the band’s unlikely lead guitarist by their enigmatic frontwoman Saira (Sarah Kameela Impey), who uses her hunt for love as leverage. As she quickly becomes swept up in the joyful anarchic energy and punk spirit of her bandmates, Amina finds herself torn between two worlds.
We Are Lady Parts
The winners will be revealed on Monday 22nd November, at the London Hilton on Park Lane.
Picture the last few female Muslim characters you saw on television and you’re bound to include one of the following stereotypes: a conservative mother, an oppressed adult or a woman in a burqa with no dialogue or personality.
When 16-year-old Matthew Taylor is brutally murdered in a dormant area of the Lake District, suspicions arise around English teacher Sally Wright (Katherine Kelly, Cheat), who took a special interest in the boy at school.