A psychological thriller and gripping courtroom drama, the series infiltrates Britain's elite through personal and political scandal, where the truth lies between justice and privilege. James and Sophie Whitehouse live in a blissful and rarified world. A Minister in Parliament, a loving family at home , James' trajectory appears without limits. Until a scandalous secret suddenly comes to light. Barrister Kate Woodcroft has a trajectory of her own, and her prosecution threatens to tear into Westminster, the Whitehouse marriage, and her own personal esteem.
Writer / Executive Producer: David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies, Goliath) and Melissa James Gibson (House of Cards, The Americans)
Director / Executive Producer: S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones, The Defenders) will direct all episodes.
Executive Producers: Liza Chasin (The Loudest Voice, Baby Driver) of 3Dot Productions, Bruna Papandrea (Gone Girl, Big Little Lies), Steve Hutensky and Allie Goss of Made Up Stories along with Sarah Vaughan, and Margaret Chernin as Co-Executive Producer
SIENNA MILLER as SOPHIE.
Sophie Whitehouse is an Oxford graduate, a wife and a mother of two whose perfectly charmed life is about to implode.
MICHELLE DOCKERY as KATE.
Kate Woodcroft, QC, is a steely criminal barrister specializing in prosecuting sexual crimes who's risen quickly in her field, and just got handed the case of a lifetime.
RUPERT FRIEND as JAMES.
James Whitehouse is an ambitious and charismatic junior minister who has always shared his wife's good fortune"until now.
NAOMI SCOTT as OLIVIA.
Olivia Lytton is a parliamentary researcher with a bright future who's facing a powerful adversary.