Transgender pioneer in UK first acting role

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Talking exclusively to FUBAR Radio’s Ray Peacock, transgender stand up performer and actor Bethany Black has spoken of her delight at being the UK’s first transgender actor to be cast in a role of a transgender character. Playing the part of Helen in the Russell T Davies critically acclaimed Channel 4 and E4 series “Cucumber and Banana” she said of the role “I had my own episode in Banana which was all about my character…. that was one of the big things about doing that, I was the first trans woman, playing a trans woman in a lead role on British television.”

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