Two time Oscar nominee Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything) leads the outstanding cast of BBC One’s audacious new psychological thriller.
Based on Louise Doughty’s best-selling novel, Apple Tree Yard has been adapted by BAFTA winning screenplay-writer Amanda Coe (Room At The Top, Life In Squares) and the makers of Broadchurch.
Married with two grown-up children, Yvonne Carmichael (Emily Watson), an eminent geneticist, lives a contented, conventional suburban life. But her world spirals into chaos, when a chance encounter leads to an impulsive and passionate affair with a charismatic stranger (Ben Chaplin).
Despite all her careful plans to keep her home life and career safe and separate from her affair, fantasy and reality soon begin to overlap and everything she values is put at risk, as a life-changing act of violence leads to a Crown Court trial. Yvonne’s downward trajectory is searingly realised; hers is a life ripped apart as the consequence of one, single, spur-of-the-moment decision. A decision any one of us might make.
Apple Tree Yard is released on DVD & Blu-ray on Monday 20th February from Arrow Films and all four episodes are now available to download on iTunes.
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