Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery will star in an epic new thriller from Peaky Blinders creator Stephen Knight. Read all about it here…
downton abbeyX Michelle Dockery set to star in new BBC drama series from creator Peaky BlindersStephen Knight – and it sounds incredible!
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High octane thriller called This city, opens in 1981 and dives into the world of ska and two-tone music, telling the story of four young people “struggling to choose their own path in life, and each of them needs a second chance that music gives.”
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Life star Nicholas Pinnock and My policeman actor David Dawson will also appear in the six-part series alongside Michelle, who is perhaps best known for her role as Lady Mary Crowley in Downton.
Four young leaders play Job responsibilitiesBen Rose, Loss and return star Levi Brown, You actresses Eva Austin and Jordan Bolger (woman king).
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Rounding out the cast is Geraldine James (Ann with E), Peter McDonald (Batman), Freya Parks (Like this), Siobhan Ahmad (Karen Peary) and John Heffernan (The pursuit of love), beside suffering star Stefan Asante-Boateng, The fall actor Seinin Brennan and George Somner (It will hurt) and Brendan Gibson (Peaky Blinders).
Cast This city
The full synopsis reads: “This town tells the story of a large family and four young people. who is drawn to the world of ska and two-tone musicwhich exploded among the grassroots of Coventry and Birmingham in the late 70s and early 80s, uniting black, white and Asian youth.
Speaking about the exciting project, Stephen Knight, writer, creator and executive producer, said: “This project is very close to my heart.. It’s about an era that I’ve lived through and know well, and it involves characters that I feel like I grew up with. This is a love letter to Birmingham and Coventry, but I hope people from all over the world appreciate it.”
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