‘Apples Never Fall’: BBC Acquires Adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s Mystery Novel

Apples Never Fall

The BBC has acquired the rights to “Apples Never Fall,” a limited drama series based on the bestselling novel by Liane Moriarty, the author behind “Big Little Lies.” This seven-part series, which has already premiered in the US on Peacock, will air on the BBC later this year.

“Apples Never Fall” marks the ninth adaptation of Moriarty’s novels for film or television. The story centres around the seemingly perfect Delaney family, whose lives take an unexpected turn when a mysterious young woman enters their lives.

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The series stars Annette Bening and Sam Neill as Joy and Stan, a retired couple who have sold their successful tennis academy and anticipate spending time with their four adult children. However, their plans are disrupted when a wounded young woman appears on their doorstep, bringing excitement and intrigue.

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The plot takes a twist when Joy suddenly goes missing, prompting her children to re-examine their parents’ marriage and confront the dark secrets hidden beneath the surface. The cast also includes Jake Lacy, Alison Brie, Conor Merrigan-Turner, and Essie Randles, portraying Joy and Stan’s children.

“Apples Never Fall” is written and executive-produced by Melanie Marnich, known for her work on “The OA” and “The Affair.” The series is produced by Heyday Television, with executive producers David Heyman, Gregory Jacobs and Liane Moriarty.

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