EXCLUSIVE: Photos from New Drama 'Dancing on the Edge' Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) stars in the new Starz five-part miniseries Dancing on the Edge, premiering this Saturday, October 19. The beautifully-shot drama follows bandleader Louis Lester (Ejiofor) and his band of Black jazz musicians as they mingle with—and play for—aristocrats in 1930s London. Here's a sneak peek of our new Saturday night addiction.

Yolanda Sangweni Oct, 17, 2013

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Chiwetel Ejiofor plays bandleader Louis Lester.

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Debonair band leader Louis Lester transforms his band into the darlings of London's high society.

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The Louis Lester Band rise to stardom after performing for London's rich set.

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Actresses Angel Coulby and Wunmi Mosaku portray singers in the Louis Lester Band.

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Debonair band leader Louis Lester transforms his band into the darlings of London's high society.

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The band's warm welcome into high society suddenly grows cold once they get involved in a murder conspiracy.

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The Louis Lester Band takes to the streets of London.

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Actress Angel Coulby plays Jessie, a singer in the Louis Lester Band.

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Set in London during the early 1930s, Dancing on the Edge follows a group of Black jazz musicians as they rise to stardom.