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Emma Thompson and Ruth Wilson have been cast in the upcoming adaptation of Mick Herron’s Down Cemetery Road

Emma Thompson and Ruth Wilson have been cast in Apple TV+’s upcoming adaptation of Mick Herron’s Down Cemetery Road.

Slow Horses producers 60Forty Films are staying in the Mick Herron business as they announce an adaptation of Down Cemetery Road. Thompson and Wilson will star and Slow Horses writer Morwenna Banks will serve as lead writer, with Natalie Bailey serving as lead director. Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Banks, Thompson and Herron will serve as executive producers.

When a house explodes in a quiet Oxford suburb and a girl disappears in the aftermath, neighbour Sarah Tucker Wilson) becomes obsessed with finding her and enlists the help of private investigator Zoë Boehm (Thompson). Zoë and Sarah suddenly find themselves in a complex conspiracy that reveals that people long believed dead are still among the living, while the living are fast joining the dead.

“Down Cemetery Road has all the hallmarks of Mick Herron’s funny and acerbic writing, and I’m delighted we will be bringing it to life for Apple TV+ with such a stellar cast,” said Jay Hunt, creative director of, Apple TV+, Europe. “Emma Thompson and Ruth Wilson will make it an unmissable companion piece for Slow Horses on our service.”

Read more about it here.

J Blakeson’s new thriller Culprits is now streaming on Disney+

J Blakeson’s thrilling series Culprits has landed on Disney+ in the UK and Hulu in the USA, with all episodes available to stream.

The 8-part heist drama includes a star-studded cast of Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Candyman, Femme), Gemma Arterton (The Disappearance of Alice Creed, The King’s Man), Niamh Algar (Deceit) and Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Cruella, The Good Place).

The series has been met with praise since it’s release on 8 November 2023, with The Guardian noting: ‘Is there a lack of heist dramas around? No. Is this a confident, stylish series with a brilliant cast? Yep. It’s an exciting, fast-paced watch that puts it at the top of its genre’.

Watch the trailer here.