Stephen Graham (“The Irishman”) and Sean Bean (“Game of Thrones”) will star in three-part jail drama collection “Time,” created by Jimmy McGovern (“Accused”) for U.Okay. broadcaster BBC One.
Set throughout the British penal system, the drama is seen by means of the eyes of two completely different males, a instructor, husband and father who killed an harmless man in an accident, performed by Bean, and a caring jail officer, performed by Graham. Both males are seemingly trapped by their pasts and uncertain of their futures, however need to survive and discover the power to maneuver ahead.
The collection shall be directed by Lewis Arnold (“Des,” “Dark Money”).
McGovern stated: “The BBC have given me a superb younger director and two of the best actors on the planet. I’m overjoyed.”
Bean and Graham beforehand co-starred in McGovern’s “Accused.”
Describing his character in “Time” as “complicated and beautifully written,” Bean stated, “Getting to be concerned in a Jimmy McGovern drama once more is an actual privilege and will probably be nice to be reunited with Stephen.”
Graham stated: “It is an absolute honor to be working with Jimmy once more, I’m feeling blessed. I’m excited to be working with Lewis as I’ve heard so many unbelievable issues about him as a director, I can’t wait to get caught in. Of course, I’m made as much as be again on set with Sean.”
“Time” shall be produced by BBC Studios Production. It was commissioned by Piers Wenger, controller of BBC Drama, and Charlotte Moore, BBC chief content material officer. Tom Sherry and Michael Parke government produce for BBC Studios and Lucy Richer for the BBC. It shall be produced by Simon Maloney.
Wenger stated: “Jimmy has a novel type of making thought-provoking dramas which inform uncooked and emotional tales, and ‘Time’ is precisely that. With Sean and Stephen in lead roles, Jimmy and Lewis behind the digital camera, ‘Time’ is a shining instance of British drama expertise at its greatest.”
“Time” is being distributed internationally by BBC Studios. It begins filming in Liverpool this fall.