Wanderlust (British TV series)
|Created by||Nick Payne|
|Written by||Nick Payne|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Executive producer(s)||Roanna Benn|
|Editor(s)||Johnny Rayner / Gary Dollner|
|Running time||56 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Drama Republic|
|Original network||BBC One (UK)|
|Picture format||2:1 1080p|
|Original release||4 September –|
9 October 2018
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. It began airing on 19 October 2018 on Netflix. The series consists of six episodes.
- Toni Collette as Joy Richards, a therapist, married to Alan.
- Steven Mackintosh as Alan Richards, an English teacher and Joy's husband.
- Zawe Ashton as Claire Pascal, a fellow English teacher at Alan's school.
- 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.
- William Ash as Marvin Walters, a police officer who begins a sexual relationship with Joy.
- 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.
- Paul Kaye as Lawrence, a former boyfriend of Joy for whom she still has some feelings.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||U.K. viewers|
|1||"Episode 1"||Luke Snellin||Nick Payne||4 September 2018(UK) |
19 October 2018 (U.S.)
|2||"Episode 2"||Luke Snellin||Nick Payne||11 September 2018||Less than 3.94 million|
|3||"Episode 3"||Luke Snellin||Nick Payne||18 September 2018||Less than 4.18 million|
|4||"Episode 4"||Lucy Tcherniak||Nick Payne||25 September 2018||N/A|
|5||"Episode 5"||Lucy Tcherniak||Nick Payne||2 October 2018||N/A|
|6||"Episode 6"||Lucy Tcherniak||Nick Payne||9 October 2018||N/A|
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