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Our new venture sees us work both behind and in front of the camera. Shot on location in Newham and under the back drop of Canary Wharf our most recent online project brings new up and coming actors in front the camera for the first time. 


Written by Sylvia Amanquah and Directed by Niyi Towolawi. False Paradise takes a raw and dramatic look at inner-city life and gang culture. It aims to dispel the myths surrounding gangs and create a new narrative. 

False Paradise tells the story of Darren, a younger black man battling to create a secure and happy life for his daughter. Trying to leave his troubled past behind him he discovers the challenges of a system that seems to be working against him. His fight to get his daughter takes him close to the edge. 

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March 19, 2021

Director Niyi Towolawi releases series False Paradise

A “heartfelt” drama exposing myths about gang tradition and its menace to household life has been launched on-line.

The London Press UK


April 15, 2021

Hackney writer creates web series to deter young people from "street life"

A Hackney writer has created a "raw and authentic" drama about youth culture and the struggles of a young man trying to keep his family together. 


The Hackney Gazette

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March 10, 2021

False Paradise Interview with cast

A interview with the False Paradise cast here you will get an insight of the process of the production and a chance to get to know your favourite characters.

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Hardknock Productions


“False Paradise was created out of me wanting to inform a narrative of inner-city road tradition and the challenges younger individuals experience"

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