Studio B: Unscripted

Film, music and representation – Skin and Gurinder Chadha

Singer-songwriter Skin and film director Gurinder Chadha discuss the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion in the creative industries.

Gurinder Chadha is one of the most prolific female film directors in the UK. Her films have been internationally acclaimed box office hits that challenge the representation of women and people of colour in cinema.

Skin is the lead singer of multi-million selling rock band Skunk Anansie. As one of the few Black women in rock music, she has become an icon in the fight against racism and sexism. Skin is also an activist for LGBTQ+ and human rights.

In Part 2, Gurinder Chadha and Skin discuss the importance of using cinema and music to champion new forms of hybrid identity and they reflect on the challenges of ensuring greater diversity and inclusion in the creative industries.