Acorn TV presents the U.S. Premiere of the police thriller BLACK WORK. BAFTA Award winner Sheridan Smith (The C Word, Cilla, Mrs Biggs, and the upcoming The Huntsman) stars as a police woman drawn into investigating her detective husband’s murder. Matthew McNulty (The Paradise, Jamaica Inn) co-stars as a fellow police officer, while Geraldine James (Sherlock Holmes) plays the chief police constable.
Acorn TV will debut the three-episode crime drama on consecutive Mondays beginning Monday, November 2, 2015.
Jo Gillespie (Sheridan Smith) is a policewoman whose detective husband (Kenny Doughty, Vera) is killed in the line of duty while working undercover on a case. Her coworkers expect her to stay out of the investigation, but when alarming information about her husband comes to light, Jo loses faith in her police family and sets out to find the killer herself. Along the way she learns of the many dark secrets surrounding her husband, his colleagues, and the criminals they were investigating, while also confronting the heartbreaking realities of her marriage.
Black Work (3 Episodes, each approx. 60 minutes)
Monday, November 2 – Episode 1 premieres on Acorn TV
Monday, November 9 – Episode 2 premieres on Acorn TV
Monday, November 16 – Episode 3 premieres on Acorn TV