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Sunetra Sarker discusses role in new Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by REENA KUMAR ACTRESS and former Strictly Come Dancing star Sunetra Sarker has spoken about her new role in upcoming Channel 4 drama, Ackley Bridge. The Liverpool-born actress plays single mum and dinner lady Kaneez Paracha in the first 8pm Channel 4 drama since Brookside, which she also starred in. It focuses on a multicultural Yorkshire comprehensive school, set in a small mill town that is home to largely separate white and Asian populations. As two formerly isolated schools are merged into a new academy, the tensions and prejudices of both communities are brought to the surface. “Often we depict…

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