Unspeakable (Channel 4 2017, Indira Varma, Luke Treadaway)

One-off drama is written and directed by the BAFTA award-wining David Nath (The Watchman, The Murder Detectives). After dropping her kids at school one morning, Jo receives a disturbing text message from an unknown sender.

It alleges an inappropriate relationship between her new boyfriend Danny, who’s recently moved in, and her 11-year-old daughter.

The implication is clear: it’s the unspeakable. Over a weekend, Jo’s doubts and suspicions begin to grow, until she’s no longer sure of the man she’s living with and what’s he’s capable of.

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Indira Varma as Jo
Luke Treadaway as Danny
Lucas Bond as Ben
Kate Ashfield as Sally
Sophie Brooke as Olivia
Anil Desai as Riz
Alison Garner as Karen
Lucinda Holloway as Counsellor
Ffion Jolly as Claire
Neil Maskell as Des
Nina Sorrentino as Katie
Will Thorp as Sean
Jordan Whyte as Sarah
Abigail Wisdom as Waitress

crew details
Writer and Director: David Nath
Producer: Kate Cook
Executive Producer: Peter Beard and Ben Chanan

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: Channel 4 – Story Films
Duration: 1×50 minute episodes
Aired From: Sunday 5 November 2017 at 9.00pm

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