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With an outstanding British cast that includes Jared Harris, Emily Watson, Adam Nagaitis and Paul Ritter, this BAFTA-nominated series is as authentic as it is devastating. Unflinching, bold and taut, the show’s chilling five hours are directed by Swedish filmmaker Johan Renck and co-produced by UK companies Sky Television and Sister Pictures.





On April 26th 1986, the Soviet Union’s Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffers one of the worst disasters in history. As a result, many brave heroes put their lives on the line to try and mitigate the cataclysmic damage that unfolds in the following weeks and months.