‘Rachel doesn’t let me cycle,” laughs writer Jack Thorne as I am leaving his north London home following our interview. Rachel is his wife, a comedy agent and keen cyclist herself, who laughs back: “Yes, he’d just be cycling along and have a script idea and that would be that.”
The four-part series will complete a trilogy of dramas created for Channel 4, alongside Kiri and National Treasure.
Written by RTS-award winning screenwriter Jack Thorne, The Accident follows the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion on a construction site in a Welsh town. As the community is torn apart by grief and anger, they search for someone to blame.
Catherine The Great
Starts Thursday 3rd October, Sky Atlantic, 9pm
Powerhouse Helen Mirren takes on the role of longest-ruling female leader of Russia, Catherine II, in new four-part mini-series Catherine The Great.