W1A huge name Ophelia Lovibond will play Carrie Symonds in the upcoming drama about Boris Johnson’s handling of the coronavirus disaster.
It has already been introduced that Sir Kenneth Branagh will play the High Minister in Sky sequence This Sceptred Isle.
A fundamental-inspect image of Branagh in the intention showed the 60-yr-outdated actor with blond tousled hair as he stares, frowning, into the distance.
Lovibond, who’s additionally identified for her roles in Guardians Of The Galaxy and comedy sequence Feel Appropriate, will play the High Minister’s fiancee while Simon Paisley Day, who no longer too lengthy ago played Douglas Carswell in the TV drama Brexit, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, will play Dominic Cummings.
The 5-segment drama will chart the occasions during the main wave of the worldwide pandemic and is according to the main-hand testimony of individuals from Downing Road, the Division of Properly being, the Scientific Advisory Community for Emergencies (Account), care homes and hospitals, according to the broadcaster.
Filming has begun for the sequence, which is being directed by Michael Winterbottom.
Tim Shipman, political editor of the Sunday Instances, is acting as a guide.
The drama will begin with Mr Johnson’s appointment as High Minister and will enlighten the main coronavirus conditions in the UK.
It is going to picture the story of the 56-yr-outdated premier falling in unlucky health with the virus, as smartly as the advent of his son, Wilfred.
This Sceptred Isle will additionally point of interest on the influence of the pandemic on the nation as a total.
The sequence will air in the autumn of next yr on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV.