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The show follows the story of 17 year old Molly, who makes the ultimate sacrifice to gain respect amongst her peers.
What if your parent died and you suddenly discovered that everything they'd said about themselves, and about you, was untrue? "Requiem" is part psychological thriller - the story of a young woman, who, in the wake of her mother's death, sets out to learn the truth about herself, even to the point of unravelling her own identity. But it is also a subtle tale of the supernatural that avoids giving easy answers, playing instead on uncertainty, mystery and ambiguity.Writer Kris Mrksa says: "Requiem is the show I've always wanted to make. To be making it with the team at New Pictures, and for the BBC, a network that I so greatly admire, really is a dream come true."Willow Grylls and Charlie Pattinson, Executive Producers for New Pictures, say: "We are delighted to be given the opportunity to work with the brilliant writer Kris Mrska on this bold and distinctive series for BBC One.
Based on Victor Hugo's XIX century classic, Les Misérables will go back to the original novel and delve deep into the many layers of Hugo's story, revelling in Jean Valjean and Javert's cat-and-mouse relationship, against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest. With a striking intensity and relevance to us today, the novel is testimony to the struggles of France's underclass and how far they must go to survive. The six part television adaptation of the renowned book will vividly and faithfully bring to life the vibrant and engaging characters, the spectacular and authentic imagery and, above all, the incredible yet accessible story that was Hugo's lifework.
Seven Worlds, One Planet
Narrated by Emmy®-winner Sir David Attenborough, Seven Worlds, One Planet is a brand new ambitious seven-part landmark nature docu-series. Each one-hour episode will transport viewers to a single continent and tell the story of its spectacular wildlife and iconic landscapes. Millions of years ago incredible forces ripped apart the Earth's crust creating seven extraordinary continents.
This series will reveal how each distinct continent has shaped the unique animal life found there. We will discover why Australasia is full of peculiar and venomous wildlife; why North America is a land of opportunity where pioneers succeed; and what the consequences are for life racing to compete on the richest of all continents, South America.
And Then There Were None
Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Soldiera Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. When one of the party dies suddenly they realize they may be harboring a murderer among their number.
Kenneth Branagh stars as Kurt Wallander, a Swedish detective, in this BBC crime drama. The show is based on the critically acclaimed book series by Henning Mankell.
Wallander follows the investigations of the titular detective as he solves crimes in the Swedish town of Ystad. The series explores Wallander's personal struggles and the toll his job takes on him.
SS-GB is an alternate take on history set in the 1940s after the Germans won the Battle Of Britain, with London now under Nazi occupation. It follows Scotland Yard detective Archer who, while investigating what appears to be a simple black market murder, must decide whether to join the resistance movement or effectively collaborate with the SS.
A Very British Scandal
A Very British Scandal focuses on the divorce of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll, one of the most notorious, extraordinary and brutal legal cases of the 20th century.
Informer centers on Raza (Rizwan), a young, second generation Pakistani man from East London who is coerced by Gabe (Considine), a Counter-Terrorism officer, to go undercover. Gabe, who has a past he is unwilling to expose, is joined by Holly (Powley), his ambitious and endlessly curious partner. As the investigation heats up, the stakes for all three get higher and higher.
After the death of her husband Alec, Alison Wilson is confronted by another woman who claims to be his wife, leading Alison on a journey to uncover the truth about her marriage.
As Alison delves deeper into her husband's past, she uncovers secrets that threaten to shatter her world and force her to reexamine everything she thought she knew about her life.