Character-building through casting, acting and styling on Top Boy

Since the show first aired on Channel 4 in October 2011, Top Boy has been defined by its rich, unpredictable and most importantly authentic characters. But how do you build characters that are lasting? And how do you make sure what they are saying is believable? Stylists, writers, actors and casting directors from the show talk through the process.

Captured at Top Boy Live, a day of talks and workshops supporting the next generation of British talent in film, TV, music and beyond. Recap the day with advice, insights and assignments here: