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[12/04/17 - 06:58 AM]
First-Look at Nicola Walker in Major New BBC One and SundanceTV Drama "The Split"
Set in the fast-paced, emotionally-charged world of divorce law, "The Split" explores contemporary marriage and relationships through the personal and professional lives of the Defoes, a family of lawyers at the heart of London's divorce circuit.

[06/28/17 - 05:58 AM]
SundanceTV and BBC One Announce Key Casting for New Six-Part Drama "The Split"
Production begins next week with Nicola Walker leading the acclaimed ensemble cast alongside Meera Syal, Stephen Mangan, Fiona Button, Deborah Findlay, Annabel Scholey and Barry Atsma.

[01/13/17 - 09:47 AM]
SundanceTV to Co-Produce "The Split" - Drama Series with BBC One from BAFTA and Emmy(R) Award Winning Screenwriter Abi Morgan and Produced by Jane Featherstone's Sister Pictures
"The Split" examines the fast-paced world of high-powered female divorce lawyers through the lens of three sisters - Hannah, Nina and the youngest, Rose.







SPLIT, THE (SUNDANCE)
Premieres Wednesday, May 23
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/23/18 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from SundanceTV's press release, January 2017) SundanceTV today announced from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour a co-production partnership with BBC One for a new drama series "The Split," from Emmy(R) Award-winning writer Abi Morgan ("River," "Suffragette," "The Hour") and produced by Jane Featherstone's ("Broadchurch, "River," "Humans") Sister Pictures, and Lucy Dyke ("Black Mirror"). The six-episode series is slated to go into production in the UK later in 2017 and will be directed by Jessica Hobbs ("River," "Broadchurch"). Following its finale on SundanceTV, "The Split" will be available for streaming exclusively in the U.S. on Sundance Now, the AMC Networks-owned streaming service featuring the best in independent film, documentaries, TV and original programming. "The Split" examines the fast-paced world of high-powered female divorce lawyers through the lens of three sisters - Hannah, Nina and the youngest, Rose. Hannah and Nina are leading divorce and family law lawyers working for rival firms, while Rose is still searching for her place in life. The lives of the sisters and their mother, face disruption when their estranged father/husband Oscar returns after a 30-year absence. Set in London, the capital of international high profile divorces, "The Split" sees personal and professional lives intertwine through surprising cases, scandalous affairs and big-figure settlements, as the drama examines the very fabric of 21st century marriage, the meaning of commitment and the nature of the ever-changing idea of family.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Annabel Scholey as Nina
· Barry Atsma as Christie
· Deborah Findlay as Ruth
· Fiona Button as Rose
· Meera Syal as Goldie
· Nicola Walker as Hannah
· Stephen Mangan as Nathan
· Stephen Tompkinson as Davey
CREW INFORMATION:
· Abi Morgan as CRTR/EP
· Jane Featherstone as EP
· Jessica Hobbs as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lucy Dyke as PROD
· Lucy Richer as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Worldwide Productions
· Sister Pictures