ITV’s workplace bullying drama Sticks And Stones (formerly known as The Man) will premiere on Monday December 16th at 9pm, and will the continue to air daily in the same time-slot, it has been announced.
Sticks And Stones is set in a business park in Reading and follows the personal and professional life of Thomas Benson; a hard-working father and husband. Reliant on bonuses and winning pitches, Benson often finds himself leading the team when trying to win new business. When he freezes during a pitch the fall out is monumental. Determined to win back the client Thomas goes to increasingly desperate lengths to remain successful.
But as he does, he begins to feel undermined, under attack and out of control. Has he lost his confidence and just feeling paranoid or is his own team, and maybe the wider world, now out to get him? The three-parter, which was penned by Doctor Foster scribe Mike Bartlett, is produced by Tall Story Pictures and stars Ken Nwosu (Killing Eve), Ben Miller (Death In Paradise), Alexandra Roach (No Offence), Sean Sagar (Top Boy), Susannah Fielding (This Time With Alan Partridge), Gwilym Lee (Bohemian Rhapsody), Phoebe Nicholls (Downton Abbey), Ritu Ayra (The Good Karma Hospital), Michael Cochrane (The Archers) and Debbie Chazen (Doctor Who). Colin Wratten is the series producer, while Safe helmer Julia Ford is the directior. The executive producers are Catherine Oldfield and Mike Bartlett.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.