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The First Grader gives Naomie Harris the chance to play real-life teacher Jane Obinchu, a role that required her to do some actual teaching to a class of 80 Kenyan schoolkids. It was Method acting at its most demanding but a challenge that, Harris explained, she relished. She's promised to help us finally nail that maths GSCE.


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