Wednesday 11th May 2016
Oscar nominated actress Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda, Criminal Justice), Adrian Lester (Hustle, London Spy) and Dennis Haysbert (24, The Unit) star in the political thriller Undercover, written by Peter Moffat (Silk, The Village, Criminal Justice) and executive produced by Hilary Salmon (Silk, Silent Witness).
This bold and gripping series sees lead character Maya (Okonedo), about to become the first black Director of Public Prosecutions. But just as her life comes under intense public scrutiny, Maya discovers that her husband Nick (Lester) has been lying to her for 20 years. At the same time a case that has dominated her career is about to reach its conclusion. Rudy Jones (Haysbert), a black man in America wrongly convicted of murdering a white politician, is to be executed. As she fights to save Rudy and discovers more about her husband's past, Maya begins to realise there are bigger forces at work. An intricate web of corruption involving members of the police, the press and politicians unfolds.
Undercover is released on DVD by BBC Worldwide on 23rd May 2016.
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