|Irish hunk Jamie Dornan will take the male lead|
BBC 2 is planning to turn Eugene McCabe‘s novel DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES into a period set mini-series, and now we have the cast! Jamie Dornan and Matthew Rhys will lead the three-part saga together with young Ann Skelly!
is a riveting story of love, betrayal, deception, and revenge, set in the beautiful haunting countryside of Fermanagh in 1885. A place where neighbors observe each other and inform, a world of spies, confessions and double-dealing; where a pervading sense of beauty is shot through with menace and impending doom. Set over a desperately tense 24- hour period, it’s Beth Winters’ (Ann Skelly) 25th birthday – the day she has decided to join the charming Liam Ward (Jamie Dornan) and escape from her limited life and difficult and complex relationship with her
|Ann Skelly and Matthew Rhys will star in the new series!|
Protestant landowner stepfather Billy (Matthew Rhys). As decades of pain and betrayal finally build to a devastating climax, Death And Nightingales is a powerful and gripping drama that follows a woman struggling to control her own destiny and will illuminate tensions that tear both families and nations apart.