JJ (SKINS star Joel Dommett); an aspiring MC has just arrived on London’s exciting underground urban music scene. He’s got the skills, he’s got the rhymes, and he’s got the drive. But JJ isn’t going to find it easy in this world, not only is he a white boy but he’s also gay. JJ decides to come out onstage at the Urban Slam Finals, taking his boyfriend Orlando (Marcus Kai) with him but the pair know it could get dangerous. When the couple are confronted by the infamous rap crew, ‘the Ilford Illmanics’, a terrifying act of violence changes all their lives forever.
Rikki Beadle-Blair (FIT, KICK OFF) is back with this hard-hitting, award winning urban drama adapted from his stage play exploring the intersection of race, sexuality and music. Starring stand-up comedian and MTV presenter Joel Dommett in his first lead role performance as JJ and a host of Team Angelica regulars, BASHMENT is like nothing you have ever seen before.