Angela Black’s life in London may seem like a dream, but in reality, she’s living in a nightmare and her attempt to escape unfolds in the limited series, ANGELA BLACK. All six-episodes of the psychological thriller will drop in its entirety exclusively on Spectrum (available on-demand, free and without ads) on Monday, February 7.
The drama is produced by multi-award-winning production company Two Brothers Pictures, in association with All3Media International, and written by renowned Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-winning producers and screenwriters Harry and Jack Williams (The Missing, Fleabag). The series stars Golden Globe Winner(R) Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey), Michiel Huisman (The Flight Attendant) and BIFA(R)-award winner Samuel Adewunmi (The Last Tree).
“From the moment I first read Jack and Harry’s poignant and timely script, I was passionate about playing Angela. Not only have the William’s brothers written a brilliant, edge of your seat thriller but also a story with so much heart that I know will connect with many. I feel very honored to have played Angela and I’m thrilled to be able to share ANGELA BLACK with viewers in the US on Spectrum,” said series star, Joanne Froggatt.
Angela’s life appears idyllic: a lovely house in suburban London, days working volunteer shifts at a dog shelter, two beautiful sons and a charming, hard-working husband – Olivier. However, beneath this façade of charmed domesticity, Angela is a victim of domestic violence. Olivier is controlling and brutal; but Angela loves him and he’s the father of her children. She covers her bruises with make- up and fabricates lies to explain away her missing teeth. Until, one day, Angela is approached by Ed – a Private Investigator – and he smashes her already strained domestic life to pieces. Ed reveals Olivier’s deepest secrets to Angela, and she is faced with horrifying truths about her husband and his betrayals being forced to take matters into her own hands.
ANGELA BLACK is a Two Brothers Pictures (an All3Media company) production, executive produced by award-winning writers Jack and Harry Williams (The Missing, Liar, The Widow) along with Two Brothers Pictures Head of Drama, Christopher Aird (Baptiste, Liar, Clique) and Sarah Hammond (Fleabag, Back to Life). Angela Black is produced by Natasha Romaniuk (Fleabag, The Spilt S2) and directed by Craig Viveiros (Rillington Place, And Then There Were None). Angela Black was commissioned in the UK by ITV and by Spectrum in the USA. The show is produced in association with All3Media International, the global partner on the drama handling international sales.
About Spectrum Originals
Spectrum Originals is a premier destination for premium original series available exclusively to Spectrum video subscribers on-demand and ad-free. Current originals available on the platform now include the Paramount Television Studios-produced drama, Joe Pickett, led by famed filmmakers John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle, as well as the Michelle and Robert King- produced satirical drama, The Bite, two seasons of the Mark Strong-led thriller Temple popular limited series Mad About You, Manhunt: Deadly Games and Eden. Series currently in production for Spectrum include the recently announced limited series A Spy Among Friends starring Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award-winner Damian Lewis and Emmy(R) Award-winner Guy Pearce, George & Tammy starring Academy Award(R) nominees Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon who play the famed country music couple, Tammy Wynette and George Jones, and Beacon 23, a sci-fi thriller starring Lena Headey and Stephan James. Spectrum Originals is an initiative of Charter Communications. The service launched in 2019 with the Sony and Bruckheimer-produced drama L.A.’s Finest, starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba. More information on Spectrum Originals can be found at http://press.spectrumoriginals.com/
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 31 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet(R), TV, Mobile and Voice.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business(R) delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach(R) delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.
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