BBC Three have announced that actor Idris Elba is to take over the channel for a season of “unique and ground-breaking” content.
The week long collaboration will consist of shows curated by Elba across many genres, including music, comedy, documentary, drama and plenty more too.
He said of the takeover, “There’s a part of me in every aspect of this season; comedy, drama, documentary, sport all made by a truly diverse team both on and off screen.”
“Idris is passionate about giving opportunities to new and exciting talent, as is BBC Three,” added controller David Kavanagh. “As well as being able to provide a platform to those on and off screen, we’re passionate about telling stories for young people, made by young people.
“The Idris Takeover is a unique collaboration which I know our audience will enjoy.”
The season will consist of: