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Hollywood Actor Idris Elba recorded a special message to Barking & Dagenham College students on BTEC results day

Hollywood Actor Idris Elba

@IdrisElba’s special #VocationalResults Day message to students at his former @BarkingCollege 

In the video Idris congratulates the students on their achievements during the difficult times in lockdown.

The superstar studied performing arts at the college in the 1990s.

Idris was diagnosed with COVID-19 whilst in Santa Fe, New Mexico, shooting his latest Netflix project The Harder They Fall.

He said: “This whole year has been very tough and hard to deal with.

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“However, you guys have bossed it, you’ve aced it, you’ve rolled with the punches, and during this difficult time, that’s commendable.”

The star added that the College “Is an amazing school, it gave me the first steps to my career and I definitely know it’s going to give you the same too.”

Special message from Idris Elba to Barking & Dagenham College students on BTEC results day August 2020

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