Bad Sisters Star Anne-Marie Duff Starred in BBC Thriller Reunion, About a Deaf Man Recently Released from Prison - Latest Global News

Bad Sisters Star Anne-Marie Duff Starred in BBC Thriller Reunion, About a Deaf Man Recently Released from Prison

Bad sisters Star Anne-Marie Duff has joined the BBC thriller reunion about a deaf man determined to right his wrongs while uncovering the truth behind the events that led him to prison.

The BAFTA winner will play Christine opposite lead actor Matthew Gurney (Call me Lawand), Eddie Marsan, Lara Peake (How to have sex) And Be sure to come dance Winner Rose Ayling-Ellis, who has landed a number of roles recently. Filming for the four-part series, penned by emerging deaf creative William Mager, began this week in and around Sheffield in the north of England. It promises to be a milestone in inclusive storytelling as the majority of the cast are deaf or use British Sign Language. There will also be a number of options for deaf crew members.

In Reunion, Recently released prisoner Daniel Brennan embodies the struggle of a man caught between two worlds, unable to fully integrate into the hearing world and shunned by his closest friends and the wider deaf community after a heinous crime. Amid this isolation, his only meaningful relationship is with his estranged daughter Carly, with whom he has not had contact since his arrest over a decade ago.

“It’s rare to witness a narrative where the audience is taken on a journey with completely different senses,” said Duff, who won a BAFTA for Apple TV+ in 2023 Bad sisters and was nominated for four more. “It’s about our need to acknowledge each other’s truths – both within our own families and beyond.”

The series is produced by The virtues Manufacturer Warp Films, whose boss Mark Herbert said: “reunion is a testament to our commitment at Warp Films to genuine representation and exciting, inclusive storytelling that resonates with all audiences while amplifying the voices and talents of an often-overlooked community on and off screen.”

reunion Directed by Luke Snellin (One day, wanderlust), with Helen Ostler (The Last Kingdom, Crime) as producer and Siobhan Morgan (Waterloo Road, Hollyoaks) as associate producer. Herbert (Four Lions, The Virtues, This is England) and Gwen Gorst (Unforgettable, a discovery of the witches) are executive producers for Warp alongside series writer Mager, along with Rebecca Ferguson and Jo McClellan for the BBC. BBC Studios will distribute the series internationally.

reunion featured on a 12-strong BBC drama list alongside series such as a TV version by James Graham Dear England and Aimee Lou Wood’s first writing project.

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