Death and Nightingales

BBC Two confirms air date for new drama Death and Nightingales

Billy Winters (Matthew Rhys), Beth Winters (Ann Skelly), Liam Ward (Jamie Dornan) in Death and Nightingales (Credit: BBC/Night Flight Pictures Ltd 2018/Helen Sloan)

Adapted from Eugene McCabe’s classic novel of the same name, the three-part drama stars Ann Skelly (Red Rock), Matthew Rhys (The Americans) and Jamie Dornan (The Fall).

The nineteenth century period drama is set in the rural countryside of Fermanagh, Ireland, following young catholic Beth Winters (Skelly) and her dysfunctional relationship with her Protestant stepfather Billy Winters (Rhys).