KILLING Eve’s Jodie Comer is ready to star in a “heart-breaking” new drama a few care residence thrown into chaos by Covid-19.
Jodie Comer will star in Channel 4’s Assist to focus on the struggles of care residence employees and sufferers throughout Covid-19 Credit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The brand new sequence will probably be set in a fictional Liverpool care residence known as Sunshine Properties and can spotlight the challenges these of their positions confronted when our lives had been turned the wrong way up by the lethal bug.
Sarah (Comer) repeatedly takes care of affected person Tony (Graham), who has younger onset Alzheimers, and she or he is the one nurse who can calm him down if he has one in every of his outbursts.
This brings her nice pleasure as she’s all the time had bother constructing relationships with folks, whether or not that be with household or pals, at work or at college.
As her relationship with Tony begins to assist construct up her confidence in additional methods than one, when the UK are put into lockdown, issues begin to go down hill for Sarah.
Stephen Graham will play the a part of Sarah’s affected person known as TonyCredit score: Getty – Contributor
With enormous quantities of strain at work to maintain her sufferers secure and never sufficient assist, Sarah sees her ideas and emotions spiralling uncontrolled.
Talking about her new position, which is a far cry from her portrayal of the Villanelle within the popular BBC show, she stated: “I’m, after all, thrilled to lastly be working alongside Stephen and the supremely proficient Jack, Marc and people at Channel 4.
“For us to have the ability to discover such a related and emotive story by way of the eyes of such superbly actual characters, and in our residence metropolis of Liverpool, is an actual honour.
“We’re decided to do justice to so lots of the untold tales and heroes which were affected because of this disaster and to deal with them with care.”
Jodie Comer is most well-known for her portrayal of Villanelle in BBC Three’s Killing EveCredit score: BBC
Followers will know Stephen as Andrew “Combo” Gascoigne from This Is England movie and TV sequenceCredit score: Kobal Assortment – Rex Options
BAFTA award-winning writers Jack Thorne and Marc Munden have come collectively to provide the brand new drama.
Assist will probably be produced by The Forge, in partnership with One Shoe Movies for Channel 4 and has been given the inexperienced gentle by Channel 4’s Head of Drama, Caroline Hollick and Commissioning Editor Lee Mason.
Filming will begin subsequent 12 months.
In the meantime, many Jodie Comer followers have been scratching their heads about when Killing Eve season 4 will drop, contemplating filming was alleged to resume in August.
Killing Eve season 4’s launch date remains to be to be confirmedCredit score: BBC
As a result of pandemic and the truth that the present is filmed in varied areas everywhere in the world, filming has subsequently been placed on maintain.
Nevertheless it’s not all dangerous information as in September Jodie teased that the upcoming season “will be worth the wait”.
As she accepted her award on the TV Alternative Awards for greatest actress, instructed followers: “I simply wished to pop in and say an enormous thanks to all people who voted for me this 12 months.
“Thanks! Your continued assist means a lot, and I need you all to know that it would not go unnoticed.
“I hope that we are able to convey you the season 4 you deserve sooner slightly than later, however it will likely be definitely worth the wait. Within the meantime take care and thanks very a lot.”