Trailer released for Sky Original drama Landscapers starring Olivia Colman and David Thewlis

Olivia Colman and David Thewlis (credit: Sky)

Written by debut screenwriter Ed Sinclair and inspired by real events, the original drama will see Colman (The Favourite) and Thewlis (I’m Thinking Of Ending Things) star as the inseparable husband and wife Susan and Christopher Edwards. When a pair of dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a Nottingham house, the seemingly ordinary couple become the focus of an extraordinary investigation.

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Jenna Coleman as Marie-Andrée Leclerc and Tahir Rahim as Charles Sobhraj (credit: BBC)

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Sky and HBO announce new drama Landscapers starring Olivia Colman

(credit: Sky)

The four-part series will be the latest project from Sister shared by the broadcasters following the success of Chernobyl.

Landscapers will follow the true crime story of the seemingly innocuous couple Susan (Colman) and Christopher Edwards, who came to murder Susan’s parents and bury them in their garden in Mansfield, where they remained undiscovered for a decade.

Directed by Academy Award winner Alexander Payne (The Descendants) and written by Ed Sinclair, the black comedy series offers a playful portrayal of this unique murder case.