Hope not Hate (stylized as HOPE not hate) is a advocacy group based in the United Kingdom that "campaigns to counter racism and fascism", and to "combine first class research with community organising and grassroots actions to defeat hate groups at elections and to build community resilience against extremism."

Casting. Tony Audenshaw auditioned for the role of Bob, a love interest for established character Viv Windsor, in 2000. Deena Payne, who played Viv, was screen tested with Audenshaw and five other actors and when the producer asked if she had a preference, she replied that she did not like the fourth actor, who turned out to be Audenshaw.