Intriguing new thriller Apple Tree Yard, starring Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin, premieres on BBC One on Sunday 22 January 2017.
Dr. Yvonne Carmichael (Watson) has a high-flying career, a beautiful home, and a loving family. But appearances can be deceptive, and when she is approached by a charismatic stranger, she soon finds herself taking risks that she had never dreamt of before.
Totally unexpectedly, their encounter builds to a passionate and all-consuming affair, and soon the law-abiding Yvonne finds herself in deep and out of her depth.
He gives away very little, intriguing, mysterious and elusive. Is there more to his civil service role than he’ll admit? Who is Mark Costley?
One evening, on her way to a colleague’s party, she and Costley share a passionate moment in a small backstreet alley, Apple Tree Yard.
Arriving at the event, she is glowing, but by the end of the night, joy turns to devastation when a sudden and shocking act of violence changes everything.
Apple Tree Yard Episode 1 (of 4) airs on Sunday 22 January 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on BBC One.