Idris Elba Narrates ‘Don’t Quit’ BBC Coronavirus Message to the U.K.

Published on Apr 11, 2020

Idris Elba Narrates ‘Don’t Quit’ BBC Coronavirus Message to the U.K.

Actor Idris Elba has narrated a coronavirus message for public broadcaster BBC as the U.K. marks one of the worst daily death tolls recorded to date out of Europe.

The morale-boosting video, entitled ‘Don’t Quit,’ was released Friday night, and has Elba — who was among the first actors to reveal a coronavirus diagnosis in March — narrating Edgar Guest’s eponymous poem against a montage of news footage detailing the U.K.’s battle against Covid-19, including parked airplanes, empty grocery shelves and shuttered businesses, as well as more uplifting moments such as applauding National Health Service (NHS) workers, violinists playing out their windows in self-isolation and shows such as “Question Time” continuing without an audience.

“When things go wrong as they sometimes will; when the road you’re trudging seems all uphill; when the funds are low but the debts are high; when you want to smile but

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Author: Manori Ravindran