About the Show
A thrilling and raw drama about young lives lived on the edge in east London - an honest and gripping rendition of inner-city drug and gang culture
Series 1 Summary
Featuring an ensemble cast of brilliant new talent, Top Boy is Ronan Bennett's new four-part drama about young lives lived on the edge and, for the most part, lived out of sight in east London today.
Thirteen-year-old Ra'Nell has to 'step up and be a man' when his mum has a breakdown. Meanwhile, on the Summerhouse Estate, Dushane and his friend Sully are running a thriving drugs business.
The terrifying consequences of Dushane's ambitions begin to spill into the lives of his family
Dushane and Sully know that time is running out to find Kamale and repay their debt to Raikes
Ra'Nell negotiates directly with Dushane in an attempt to protect Heather, which just draws him further into a catastrophic series of events