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Sex Education's Ncuti Gatwa opens up on homelessness and depression: ‘To the outside world everything seemed fine'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Ncuti Gatwa revealed the hard times he went through before landing the role of Eric in Sex Education
Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa has opened up about a time in his life where he became homeless and developed depression before getting his big break in the Netflix show.
Ncuti, 27, who plays the inimitable Eric Effiong in the show, revealed that life hasn't always been easy when acting jobs were hard to come by.
After going four months without an acting job, prior to Sex Education, Ncuti had to give up his flat in London after running out of savings.
He told The Big Issue: ‘Being a...
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EXCLUSIVE: Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa on his experience of homelessness

EXCLUSIVE: Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa on his experience of homelessness

1 month ago   |   By The Big Issue

Ncuti Gatwa, the breakout star of global smash hit TV series Sex Education, has written exlusively for The Big Issue about how he became homeless before landing his big break.
For, although he was a successful stage actor before securing the role of Eric Effiong in the Netflix phenomenon and had performed with the Kneehigh Theatre company, at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and in London's West End, four months without paid acting work left him homeless and surviving on one meal per day.
Writing for this week's edition of The Big Issue , 27-year-old Gatwa reveals how, in the months before he...
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