BBC One’s four-part adaptation of Louise Doughty’s novel Apple Tree Yard will premiere on Sunday January 22nd at 9pm, it has been announced.
Apple Tree Yard follows Yvonne Carmichael, a mother of two who lives a contented, conventional suburban life. But her world spirals into chaos, when a chance encounter leads to an impulsive and passionate affair with a charismatic stranger. Despite all her careful plans to keep her home life and career safe and separate from her affair, fantasy and reality soon begin to overlap and everything she values is put at risk, as a life-changing act of violence leads to a Crown Court trial.
The four-part drama was adapted for television by Amanda Coe (Life In Squares, Room At The Top) and is being produced by independent production company Kudos. Emily Watson (A Song For Jenny, The Theory Of Everything) leads a cast that also includes Ben Chaplin (Cinderella, Mad Dogs), Mark Bonnar (Catastrophe, Line Of Duty), Adeel Akhtar (Capital, River), Lydia Leonard (Life In Squares), Frances Tomelty (Unforgotten) and Rhashan Stone (Strike Back).
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.