Does a silver spoon help you win a Bafta? The class gulf in British acting

If the American actors Viola Davis and Casey Affleck win tonight for their performance in Fences and Manchester by the Sea, questions of social class will be far from the minds of most viewers. Instead, Bafta will be justifiably proud that it has continued to do better at representing the racial diversity of cinema audiences. But if British stars win, the class divisions will be easier to spot [ . . . ]

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