16/01/2016 06:02 GMT | Updated 16/01/2016 06:59 GMT

'EastEnders' Actor Richard Blackwood Praises BBC Soap For Prominence Of Black Characters

Richard Blackwood has heaped praise on ‘EastEnders’, for bringing black actors to the forefront.


The soap actor joined ‘EastEnders’ as Vincent Hubbard last year, and has since been involved in several prominent storylines, most notably for his long-standing feud with long-standing Walford resident Phil Mitchell.

He has now lauded the soap, and its executive producer, for giving such important positions in storylines to the soap’s black characters.