Wanderlust (UK TV series)

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Wanderlust
GenreDrama
Created byNick Payne
Written byNick Payne
Directed by
Starring
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
Production
Executive producer(s)Roanna Benn
Jude Liknaitzky
Lucy Richer
Producer(s)Kate Crowther
CinematographyBen Wheeler
Editor(s)Johnny Rayner / Gary Dollner
Running time56 minutes
Production company(s)Drama Republic
Release
Original networkBBC One (UK)
Netflix (international)
Picture format2:1 1080p
Audio formatStereo
Original release4 September (2018-09-04) – 9 October 2018 (2018-10-09)
External links
Official website

Wanderlust is a British television drama series written by Nick Payne and directed by Luke Snellin and Lucy Tcherniak. The series is a co-production between BBC One and Netflix, with BBC One airing the first episode on 4 September 2018 in the United Kingdom, and Netflix streaming the show outside the UK.[1] It began airing on 19 October 2018 on Netflix.[2] The series consists of six episodes.[3]

Cast[edit]

  • Toni Collette as Joy Richards, a therapist and is married to Alan.[4]
  • Steven Mackintosh as Alan Richards, an English teacher and Joy's husband.[4]
  • Zawe Ashton as Clare Pascal, a fellow English teacher at Alan's school.[4]
  • Joe Hurst as Tom Richards, a 16-year-old student and youngest child of Joy and Alan.
  • Emma D'Arcy as Naomi Richards, Alan and Joy's 18-year-old daughter.
  • Celeste Dring as Laura Richards, Joy and Alan's 25-year-old daughter.
  • Royce Pierreson as Jason Hales, a patient of Joy's.[4]
  • William Ash as Marvin Walters, a police officer who begins a sexual relationship with Joy.[4]
  • Jeremy Swift as Neil Bellows, Rita's husband and a neighbour of Joy's.
  • Anastasia Hille as Rita Bellows, Joy's neighbour. After her marriage to Neil breaks down, she begins to explore her sexuality with Naomi.
  • Sophie Okonedo as Angela Bowden, Joy's therapist.

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [5]U.K. viewers
(millions)
1"Episode 1"Luke SnellinNick Payne4 September 2018 (2018-09-04) (UK)
19 October 2018 (U.S.)[2]
4.69 million[6]
2"Episode 2"Luke SnellinNick Payne11 September 2018 (2018-09-11)Less than 3.94 million[7]
3"Episode 3"Luke SnellinNick Payne18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)Less than 4.18 million[8]
4"Episode 4"Lucy TcherniakNick Payne25 September 2018 (2018-09-25)N/A
5"Episode 5"Lucy TcherniakNick Payne2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)N/A
6"Episode 6"Lucy TcherniakNick Payne9 October 2018 (2018-10-09)N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toni Collette Joins BBC, Netflix Drama 'Wanderlust'". Variety. November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Gomez, Patrick (24 August 2018). "A first look at Toni Collette's Netflix series Wanderlust — plus a premiere date". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Toni Collette To Star In 'Wanderlust', Family Drama Series From Netflix & BBC One". Deadline. November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Toni Collette Leads Cast of BBC, Netflix's 'Wanderlust'". The Hollywood Reporter. November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  5. ^ "Wanderlust - Episode Guide". BBC One. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  6. ^ https://www.barb.co.uk/viewing-data/four-screen-dashboard/
  7. ^ https://www.barb.co.uk/viewing-data/four-screen-dashboard/
  8. ^ https://www.barb.co.uk/viewing-data/four-screen-dashboard/

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