“America uses its stories to export a myth of itself, just like the UK. The reality of Britain is vibrant multiculturalism, but the myth we export is an all-white world of lords and ladies. Conversely, American society is pretty segregated, but the myth it exports is of a racial melting-pot, everyone solving crimes and fighting aliens side by side.” The Night Of’s Riz Ahmed on getting typecast as a terrorist: “As my acting career developed, I was no longer cast as a radical Muslim — except at the airport.”