BBC One’s new drama series Requiem will premiere on Friday February 2nd at 9pm, it has been announced.
Requiem tells the story of Matilda Gray, a successful cellist about to embark on a concert tour of New York. But her world is turned upside when her mother inexplicably commits suicide. Grief stricken, Matilda finds a box of items on her deceased mother’s bed relating to Carys Howell, a young girl who went missing from a small Welsh village more than 20 years ago. Matilda and her accompanist Hal travel to Penllynith to investigate whether her mother’s suicide could be related to Carys’s disappearance.
The drama series, which is set up as a co-production with Netflix, was created by Kris Mrksa abd is being produced by New Pictures. The cast is led by Lydia Wilson (Star Trek Beyond) and also includes Joel Fry, James Frecheville, Claire Rushbrook, Tara Fitzgerald, Richard Harrington, Joanna Scanlan, Brendan Coyle, Sian Reese Williams, Dyfan Dwyfor and Ifan Huw Thomas. The executive producers are Willow Grylls, Elaine Pyke and Charlie Pattinson for New Pictures, Kris Mrksa and Christopher Aird for BBC. Mahalia Belo is the director,
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.