First look image released of BAFTA-nominated Leila Farzad and Andrew Buchan
In Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent’s Better
Set and shot entirely in Leeds, Better explores the complex and powerful bonds of loyalty and family, set in a world where everyone has their own version of “right” and “wrong”
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Produced by award-winning content studio SISTER (Chernobyl, This is Going to Hurt), four first look images alongside a minute-long teaser clip have been released of Leila Farzad (I Hate Suzie, Avenue 5) and Andrew Buchan (Broadchurch, The Honourable Woman, ABC Murders) in Better, the BBC brand-new five-part thriller from Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent (Humans, Spooks).
Leila Farzad wears a black police vest and stands in a street
But while Col is a dangerous enemy to make, Lou’s biggest battle may yet be with herself.
Andrew Buchan stands with his face half in shadow
Better is executive produced by Mona Qureshi and Nawfal Faizullah for the BBC Chris Fry (Landscapers, Giri/Haji, Humans), Lucy Dyke (The Split, Black Mirror, Eric), Jane Featherstone (This is Going to Hurt, Chernobyl, The Split), Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent for SISTER, and produced by James Dean (All Creatures Great and Small, Liar) in association with Northern Sister. Jonathan Brough (The End, Rosehaven) serves as lead director alongside Pier Wilkie (Doctors), director for episode four. The international distribution of the series will be handled by All3Media International.
Filming has completed and Better will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in 2023.
Source BBC One
December 1, 2022 4:00am ET by BBC One