ITV’s limited series The Widow will premiere on Monday April 8th at 9pm, it has been announced.
The Widow tells the story of Georgia Wells who has her life turned upside-down with a phone-call in the middle of the night. Her husband of over 10 years, Will, has been reported dead after a plane crash in the Congolese jungle. Three years later, with her old life now a thing of the past, Georgia learns something shocking. Something that will take her to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, looking to uncover the truth about his disappearance.
Oblivious to the extent of the danger she faces, Georgia sets out across the country in pursuit of Will, while Martin Benson, the closest person to family Georgia has, searches for answers elsewhere. The drama series, which hails from The Missing and Baptiste creators Harry & Jack Williams, is produced by Two Brothers Pictures and stars Kate Beckinsale (Pearl Harbour, Underworld, Alex Kingston (ER, Doctor Who), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones, Godzilla), Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (Trapped, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) and Louise Brealey (Sherlock, Clique). Sam Donovan and Olly Blackburn are the directors.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.