Rafe Spall

Rafe Spall talks Trying, the pressures of being a parent and the special lesson his dad taught him

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“Having kids isn’t easy. It’s the best thing I’ve ever done, but boy oh boy does it up the stakes,” admitted Spall. 

The rocky road to parenting is explored in Apple TV+ series Trying, which is now in its third series. It tells the story of Jason (Rafe Spall) and Nikki (Esther Smith), a couple in their 30s who are desperate to become parents but are unable to conceive. 

Watch the trailer for new BBC drama The Salisbury Poisonings

The Salisbury Poisonings follows the true events surrounding the poisonings of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in 2018. The drama looks at the impact the poisonings had on the Salisbury community and the extraordinary acts of heroism from ordinary people that followed the event, and the tragedy that followed.