Rick Bacon plays Westerley in major new series Guerrilla for Sky Atlantic and Showtime, Oscar winner John Ridley’s story of two lovers taking a stand amid the racial struggle of 1970s London.
A politically active couple are tested while trying to form a radical underground cell in 1970s London, an explosive time in the U.K. Marcus and Jas decide to fight back against the injustice and prejudice that they face on a daily basis, with their ultimate target being the Black Power Desk, a secretive counter-intelligence unit within the Special Branch. What they don’t realize is they have caught the attention of authorities, with officer Nicholas Pence and his deputy leading the investigation of Marcus and Jas, whose actions have lasting consequences.
All episodes of Guerrilla are now available on Sky Atlantic.
Rick Bacon's extensive screen credits include Alabama, Da Vinci's Demons, The Poison Tree, Cuckoo, The Silent and The Damned for Mammoth Screen, The Bible, New Tricks, The Queen, Being Human, The Canterbury Tales, The Last Flight to Kuwait, The Guilty, Downton Abbey and the award winning Cape Of Good Hope.
On stage he has worked for The Salisbury Playhouse, Northampton Royal and Derngate and Nottingham Playhouse.About Sainou
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