BBC One Readies The Salisbury Poisonings Debut


BBC One is gearing up to broadcast the factual drama The Salisbury Poisonings across three nights on June 14, 15 and 16 at 9 p.m.

All episodes will also be available as a boxset on BBC iPlayer after the first episode has aired. The three-part drama focuses on the impact the 2018 Novichok poisonings had on the local community. The drama tells the story of how ordinary people and public services reacted to the crisis, displaying heroism as their city became the focus of a national emergency.

Anne-Marie Duff stars as Tracy Daszkiewicz, MyAnna Buring as Dawn Sturgess and Rafe Spall as Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey. The show also stars Johnny Harris as Charlie Rowley, Annabel Scholey as Sarah Bailey, Mark Addy as Ross Cassidy, Stella Gonet as Caroline Sturgess and Ron Cook as Stan Sturgess.

The Salisbury Poisonings is written by Adam Patterson and Declan Lawn and produced by Dancing Ledge Productions.

Dancing Ledge Productions works internationally with Fremantle, which has a minority stake in the company, with Fremantle handling global distribution for the drama series.