Drama followers, you are in luck! Channel 4 has a new drama starring Stephen Graham and Jodie Comer starting tonight.
‘Help’ is set in Liverpool during the coronavirus pandemic, and explores the romantic relationship between care house worker Sarah (Comer) and Tony (Graham) a patient with Younger Onset Alzheimer’s.
Jack Thorne, known for His Darkish Resources and The Virtues, penned the script for the sequence.
He had to begin with been approached by Graham to produce anything for him and Comer, and had struggled at initially.
Inspiration then arrived in how treatment workers were set to their restrict through the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking to the Radio Occasions he stated: “Then this disaster transpired, and we noticed treatment households receiving squashed and battered by the governing administration.
“It’s been both a extended course of action and a shorter one, trying to uncover a way to explain to this tale, the remarkable issue has been sharing in doing work out the story with Stephen, Jodie, the awesome Marc Munden, Beth Willis and everyone at the Forge and Channel 4.
“30,000 persons have died unnecessarily in these treatment houses for the reason that of the indifference and incompetence of our authorities.
“Hearing the tales of individuals at the frontline, getting persons crack down in tears on zoom in front of us has been very shifting and galling.
“Getting the story right will be exceptionally essential, we are aware of the strain on us, this has to be written and made with anger and precision. We hope we do it justice,” he included.
In which to enjoy Support
The programme will air on Channel 4 at 9pm-11.05pm on Thursday September 16.
It will be a 1-off present with no additional episodes.
The programme will also be out there to check out on All 4.