“Heartstopper” Star Kit Connor With BAFTA Talking Mental Health

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Netflix’s “Heartstopper” Star Kit Connor is a huge advocate for all things mental health so he was perfect for this new opportunity!

The Star sat down with BAFTA kids to share mental health tips.

Stars Dermot O’Leary, Clara Amfo, Kit Connor, Big Zuu, Amita Suman and Dafne Keen sat down with BAFTA’s Young Presenters, aged between 12 and 17, to explore this year’s theme ‘Let’s Connect’

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In a new short film series created by BAFTA for Children’s Mental Health Week 2023, stars from across film, TV and radio reflect on the different ways they keep a healthy mind. BAFTA’s Young Presenters, aged between 12 and 17 sat down with creative talent to explore this year’s theme of ‘Let’s Connect’ which concluded with a friendly challenge and game of Connect4™.

Heartstopper tells the story of Nick and Charlie, two British teens at an all-boys grammar school. Charlie, a high-strung, openly gay overthinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, one day are made to sit together. They quickly become friends, and soon Charlie is falling hard for Nick, even though he doesn’t think he has a chance. But love works in surprising ways, and Nick is more interested in Charlie than either of them realized. Heartstopper is about love, friendship, loyalty and mental illness. It encompasses all the small stories of Nick and Charlie’s lives that together make up something larger.

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