Exclusive: BBC One
has set the premiere date for Dancing Ledge Productions’ anticipated three-part miniseries, The Salisbury Poisonings
. A dramatization of the 2018 Novichok poisonings that rocked the eponymous city and made global headlines, it will air from June 14-16 at 9Pm locally. Rafe Spall
, Anne-Marie Duff
and MyAnna Buring
star. Saul Dibb
directs. Fremantle, which has a minority stake in Dancing Ledge, is handling global distribution. Check out the first trailer above.
We recently spoke with executive producers Laurence Bowen
and Chris Carey
as well as writers Adam Patterson
and Declan Lawn
about pulling together this intimate portrayal of hope and bravery in the face of terrible tragedy, as well as its resonance within the current state of the world and what it was like to get through post-production amid the coronavirus lockdown.
The real-life mini tells the story of how ordinary people and public services reacted to the Novichok