Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery stars in an epic new thriller from creators Peaky Blinders

Nicky Morris

Downton Abbey‘s Michelle Dockery will star in a new BBC drama series from the creator of Peaky BlindersSteven Knight – and it sounds amazing!

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The high-octane thriller titled This city, opens in 1981 and delves into the world of ska and two-tone music, telling the story of four young people “struggling to choose their own path in life, each in need of the second chance that music offers offers”.

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life Stars Nicholas Pinnock and my cop Joining Michelle, who is perhaps best known for portraying Lady Mary Crawley in , will also be actor David Dawson in the six-part series Downton.

The four young main actors are to be played exercise of dutyis Ben Rose, loss and return star Levi Brown, You Actress Eve Austin and Jordan Bolger (The Woman King).

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The cast is rounded out by Geraldine James (Anne with an E), Peter McDonald (The Batman), Freya Parks (Here we go), Shyvonne Ahmad (Karen Pirie) and John Heffernan (The pursuit of love), Next Suffer Star Stefan Asante-Boateng, The autumn Actors Séainín Brennan and George Somner (This will hurt) and Brendan Gibson (Peaky Blinders).

The cast of This city

The full synopsis reads: “This Town tells the story of an extended family and four young people drawn into the world of ska and two-tone musicwhich exploded from bases in Coventry and Birmingham in the late ’70s and early ’80s, uniting black, white and Asian youth.

Commenting on the exciting project, Steven Knight, Writer, Creator and Executive Producer said: “This project is very important to me. It’s about an era I lived through that I know well, and it’s about characters I think I grew up with. It’s a love letter to Birmingham and Coventry, but I hope people around the world can relate to it.”

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