Channel 4 has confirmed that its drama anthology, On The Edge, will return for a third series.
The anthology aims to promote upcoming film-makers in the UK, with exciting talent writing and directing each film.
This series will explore the effects of mental health in families through different genres, including romantic comedy, road trip and horror.
Written by Samantha O’Rourke and directed by Nadira Amrani
A dramedy about a young woman, Jane, struggling to cope with her controlling mother who suffers from hoarding disorder.
When Nish enters the scene, Jane is lovestruck, and he could be the means of escape she’s been looking for.
Written by Daniel Rusteau and directed by Theo Krekis
Keon and Wesley, father and son, hit the road after Keon escapes a psychiatric hospital and takes Wesley out of school.
Written by Nessah Muthy and directed by Chloe Wicks
A disturbing horror story about a young mother having a breakdown.
The cast for the series includes Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education), Juliet Aubrey (Snatch), Martin McCann (Calibre), Ellora Torchia (Midsommar), Rosie Cavaliero (Alan Partridge), Damien Molony (Brassic), Lorraine Burroughs (Top Boy), Nikhil Parmar (Brassic) and newcomer Joseph Obasohan.
Caroline Hollick, Channel 4’s Head of Drama, said: “On the Edge is a vital, highly successful pipeline for voices from a wide range of backgrounds directly into the high-end drama industry, which demonstrates our avowed commitment to new talent both on and off-screen.
“These three distinctive, moving, ambitious stories will provide viewers with a fresh, thrilling, and heartfelt perspective on the effects of mental health within modern British families.”