Emma Thompson Joins Years & Years
Two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson (The Children Act, Late Night) joins Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies’ upcoming limited series Years & Years.
As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could change the world.
Thompson stars as Vivienne Rook, an outspoken celebrity turned political figure whose controversial opinions divide the nation. She’s a new breed of politician: an entertainer, a rebel, and a trickster, her rise to power
Kinnear will play Stephen Lyons, a financial advisor and the family’s peacekeeper who is married to Celeste, played by Miller, an ambitious and opinionated accountant. Tovey stars as Daniel Lyons, a housing officer
The six-part drama hails from RED Production Company in co-production with BBC One, HBO and CANAL+. It marks the ninth collaboration between acclaimed screenwriter Russell T Davies and RED’s Nicola Shindler, the producers behind Queer As Folk, Casanova, Cucumber, Banana, Bob & Rose and The Second Coming.
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