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Michaela Coel: I May Destroy You is “definitely not entirely fictional”

4 monthes ago   |   By Radio Times

Michaela Coel's new BBC One drama I May Destroy You is a witty and brave examination of sexual consent. The 12-part series focuses on Arabella, a writer who is sexually assaulted - and as Coel states, the show is “definitely not entirely fictional”.
Speaking to RadioTimes.com , Coel said the drama “started just like with other things that I write, like Chewing Gum... it's grounded in some sort of reality, something inspires me from real life.”
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Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You is a biting and brave look at consent

Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You is a biting and brave look at consent

4 monthes ago   |   By Radio Times

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What is consent? You'd think it would be straightforward: two people saying “yes”. But as Michaela Coel's new BBC drama I May Destroy You shows, sexual consent is never that simple. It's a far more complex and thorny issue.
What happens, for instance, if you consent to having sex with a man, before realising he removed the condom halfway through? Or that you have a threesome with two male strangers, and it's only afterwards that you realise that the men were pretending not to know one another? Did you consent if you didn't know the full circumstances? Can consent...
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