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Riz Ahmed on rap, racism and standing up to Hollywood

14 mins | Dec 19, 2021
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"You've got to try and worry about something bigger than yourself." Riz Ahmed has never been afraid of a challenge. He famously learned drumming and sign language for his Oscar-nominated role in Sound of Metal. But his most fearless performance? Taking on Hollywood. Tim Lewis interviews the award-winning actor. They discuss how Idris Elba changed his career, his disruptive streak and why the pandemic caused significant changes in his professional and personal life.