The third part of Peter Kosminsky’s powerful new drama that follows four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join Isis. Marriage to a foreign fighter proves challenging for Ushna (Shavani Cameron) but she is determined to make it work. Shakira (Ony Uhiara) too must marry to continue working, but turns down a proposal from Abu Akram (Karim Kassem), with brutal consequences.
Jalal (Sam Otto) is horrified by to see the treatment of young Yazidi women being sold as sex slaves and buys a mother and daughter to rescue them. He and Ziyaad (Ryan McKen) are sent back to the frontline where a commander is calling for the ultimate sacrifice. Concludes tomorrow.
Writer and Director: Peter Kosminsky
Executive Producers: Kris Thykier, Liza Marshall, Peter Kosminsky
Production Company: Archery Pictures and Stonehenge Films Prod in Association with LipSync Prods and National Geographic
The State Episode 3 (of 4) airs on Tuesday 22 August 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on Channel 4.