We’re already intrigued by the upcoming BBC One series, Time, which comes to the channel from 6 June. With some genuine top class talent involved across the board, find out everything you need to know here, you’ve now got an opportunity to delve more into the setup and creation of the series with the folks involved.
This Wednesday 2 June at 6pm, the BBC will host a live online event, hosted by BBC Radio Merseyside presenter Jessie Aru-Phillips, when fans will be able to put questions to the stars of the show, including Stephen Graham, Hannah Walters and other leading cast members, plus writer Jimmy McGovern, for an exclusive online panel discussion and Q&A, there will also be the chance to see exclusive clips ahead of the official broadcast.
Time is a visceral, emotional and high-stakes portrayal of life in a British prison. Mark Cobden (Sean Bean) is consumed by guilt after accidentally killing an innocent man. Accepting his four year sentence and separated from his family, he meets Eric McNally (Stephen Graham), a caring prison officer doing his best to protect those in his charge.
The major three-part series, recorded on location in Liverpool, also stars Hannah Walters, Siobhan Finneran, and Sue Johnston.
Time was commissioned by Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama and Charlotte Moore, Chief Content Officer. It is directed by Lewis Arnold (Des, Humans) and executive produced by Tom Sherry and Michael Parke for BBC Studios Production and Lucy Richer for the BBC, alongside McGovern, Bean and Graham. The producer is Simon Maloney (King Charles III, I May Destroy You) and the series is distributed internationally by BBC Studios.