Limited series Fosse/Verdon will receive its UK premiere on BBC Two on Friday August 2nd at 9pm with a double-bill, it has been announced.
Fosse/Verdon tells the story of the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He was a visionary filmmaker and one of theater’s most influential choreographers and directors. She was the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Together, they changed the face of American entertainment – at a perilous cost.
Featuring Fosse’s choreography, the series explores the hidden corners of show business, the price of pursuing greatness, and the suffering inflicted in the name of art. The eight episode series, which Fosse by Sam Wasson, is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions and stars Michelle Williams as Gwen Verdon, Sam Rockwell, Norbert Leo Butz, Margaret Qualley, Aya Cash, Nate Corddry, Susan Misner, Bianca Marroquin, Kelli Barrett, Evan Handler, Rick Holmes, Paul Reiser, Ethan Slater and Byron Jennings.
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