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This actress’s takedown of the idea she’s playing a ‘woke Welsh family’ is just magnificent

Here’s a clip from BBC1’s Breakfast that should be bookmarked any time anyone accuses anything of being ‘woke’.

It’s Welsh actress Rakie Ayola who stars as a mum with three grown-up children at the centre of the second series of BBC1’s rather fabulous drama, The Pact.

She was on BBC1’s Breakfast today where it was put to her that ‘there are some people who will see this and say it is a woke version of a Welsh family’.

And her totally measured but absolutely devastating reply was everything.

Send it to anyone you know who might benefit from it.

And here’s just a flavour of the love and appreciation people had for it today.

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And there was also this, worth keeping in mind, from @caitlinmoran, about the exchange in full.

To conclude …

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