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Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton returns to his home city of LA with this brilliant series, set in the 1980s, which tells how the crack cocaine epidemic laid waste to a generation.

Beautifully directed and soaked in sunshine, the drama takes a dark turn when weed-seller Franklin falls in with mobsters and begins to sell crack. Brit Damson Idris is completely convincing as Franklin, and looks set to become a big star.

Showing at 11.35pm in Northern Ireland.