Students at the Academy of Asian and Ethnic Dramatic Arts make a film
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Asian Drama: New school brings in more Asian actors

A drama school for Asian and other ethnic minority performers has just opened its doors in London.

Its founder, Hajaz Akram, is hoping it will help what he says is a severe shortage of asians in mainstream television and stage.

BBC Asian Network's Shabnam Mahmood went to the the Academy of Asian and Ethnic Dramatic Arts in Ealing to find out more.