The BBC/Netflix co-production Wanderlust will premiere on BBC One on Tuesday September 4th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Wanderlust is described as an exploration of the relationships of a multi-generational family and follows Joy Richards a therapist trying to find a way to keep her spark with her husband alive after a cycling accident causes them to reassess their relationship. As we meet her family, friends, neighbours and clients, remarkable yet relatable stories of love, lust and forbidden desire emerge.
The six episode drama, which marks the first the first television series scripted by award-winning playwright Nick Payne, is produced by Drama Republic and stars Toni Collette (Little Miss Sunshine, The Sixth Sense, Miss You Already), Steven Mackintosh (A Song For Jenny, Stan Lee’s Lucky Man, The Halcyon), Zawe Ashton (Fresh Meat, Not Safe For Work, Case Histories) and Royce Pierreson (Line Of Duty, Our Girl, Murdered By My Boyfriend). The A Word helmer Luke Snellin is the director. The executive producers are Roanna Benn and Jude Liknaitzky for Drama Republic, and Lucy Richer for the BBC.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.