Miniseries Waco will receive its UK premiere on UKTV’s Alibi channel on Monday July 1st at 9pm, it has been announced.
Waco tells the true story of the infamous FBI raid on on charismatic cult leader David Koresh and his devoted followers. After what became the longest fiery gun battle in U.S. law enforcement history, four agents and six civilians were left dead, and dozens more were wounded. 51 days later, a fire engulfed the com- pound, killing 76 men, women and children inside.
The six episode miniseries originally aired state-side last year and was penned by John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle. The cast includes Taylor Kitsch, Michael Shannon, Andrea Riseborough, John Leguizamo, Melissa Benoist, Julie Garner, Rory Culkin, Paul Sparks, Shea Whigham and Camryn Manheim. Shannon, Kitsch, the Dowdle brothers and Salvatore Stabile serve as executive producers.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.