After the Flood: Series Premiere (BritBox, Monday, May 13, 2024)

After the Flood

The brand new series After the Flood debuts on BritBox on Monday, May 13, 2024. Created by Mick Ford and directed by Azhur Saleem, this British crime mystery thriller stars Sophie Rundle as PC Joanna Marshall, a pregnant police officer amidst a flood who uncovers a mysterious death.

In the premiere episode, viewers are introduced to the flood-ravaged town of Waterside, where PC Joanna Marshall, seven months pregnant, discovers an unidentified man’s body in a lift in an underground car park. While it’s initially assumed that he drowned, Marshall is driven to uncover the truth behind his death, pulling her into a web of secrets and long-buried truths. The episode sets the tone for the series, which explores the impact of an environmental disaster on the community while weaving a compelling crime mystery.

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The talented cast of After the Flood enhances the gripping narrative. Philip Glenister is Jack Radcliffe, a local businessman with a questionable past, while Lorraine Ashbourne plays Marshall’s widowed mother, Molly. The show also stars Jonas Armstrong as Lee Ellison, a brave local who risks his life to save a baby from the floodwaters.

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After the Flood first premiered in the UK on ITV and ITVX in January 2024, with weekly episode releases. The series has received praise for its writing, direction, and acting, particularly highlighting the performances of Sophie Rundle and Lorraine Ashbourne. With its blend of crime, mystery, and exploration of human relationships in the wake of a disaster, the show has garnered a positive response.

Now, US audiences will have the opportunity to stream the entire series on BritBox, starting with the series premiere on May 13, 2024.

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