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The Salisbury Poisonings

Playing out like a zombie horror, this three-part drama depicts the lesser-known victims of the Novichok attack that afflicted Salisbury in 2018. British actors Rafe Spall and Anne-Marie Duff star as a detective and the Director of Public Health who scramble to clean-up the mess, in a deeply-affecting, distressing piece of television.

Directors

  • Saul Dibb

Writers

  • Declan Lawn
  • Adam Patterson

Cast

  • Rafe Spall
  • Anne-Marie Duff
  • Annabel Scholey

Synopsis

The city of Salisbury in Wiltshire is the subject of a national emergency when a former Russian spy and his daughter are found poisoned on a public bench and the authorities race to find the Novichok nerve agent that has the potential to kill thousands.