Guerrilla will premiere on Sky Atlantic on Thursday April 13th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Guerrilla is described as a love story set against the backdrop of one of the most politically explosive times in UK history. It tells the story of Jas and Marcus, whose relationship and values are tested when they form a radical underground cell in 1970s London. Their ultimate target becomes the Black Power Desk, a true-life, secretive counter-intelligence unit within Special Branch dedicated to crushing all forms of black activism.
The six episode drama, which is set up as a co-production with U.S. premium cable network Showtime, hails from American Crime executive producer John Ridley and Idris Elba. It is being produced by Fifty Fathoms and ABC Studios’ boutique division ABC Signature and stars Freida Pinto, Idris Elba, Babou Ceesay, Rory Kinnear, Daniel Mays, Zawe Ashton, Denise Gough, Nathaniel Martello-White, Nicholas Pinnock and Brandon Scott. The executive producers are Idris Elba, Patrick Spence, Katie Swinden, Tracy Underwood, Michael McDonald and John Ridley. Fortitude helmer Sam Miller is the director.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.