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Idris Elba urges greater diversity in media

Idris Elba has called for greater diversity in the media - both in front of and behind the camera - in an address to MPs in Parliament.

The Luther star urged better representation of women, disabled people and people of different races.

Speaking of how many actors decide to work abroad, he described the American Dream as "the most famous diversity policy of all."

"The problem is the gap between the dream and reality."

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