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Drama. As a child, Kate was rescued from the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide. Now she is shocked when her adoptive mother prosecutes a controversial militia leader.

As a child, Kate Ashby was rescued from the horrific aftermath of the Rwandan genocide. She was adopted and brought up in Britain by Eve Ashby, a world-class international lawyer. Kate has long struggled to escape the shadow of her past, but is now returning to work as a legal investigator in the same chambers as Eve, under leading international lawyer Michael Ennis. Kate and Eve's relationship is strained to breaking point when a controversial militia leader, who had once fought to stop the genocide, is captured in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Eve takes on his prosecution at the International Criminal Court.

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Mon 10 Sep 2018 21:00

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:06

    Leonard Cohen

    You Want It Darker

  • 00:51

    Nina Simone

    Thandewye Spiritual


Role Contributor
Michael Ennis John Goodman
Kate Ashby Michaela Coel
Patrice Ganimana Tyrone Huggins
David Runihura Lucian Msamati
General Simon Nyamoya Danny Sapani
Eunice Clayton Tamara Tunie
Eve Ashby Harriet Walter
Young Kate Zaris-Angel Hator
Ed Holt Tom Pande
College Interviewer Gary Pillai
Jaalen Paapa Essiedu
Consultant Jacob Sayers Elliot Levey
US Embassy Representative Garrett Hartman
ICC Representative Laurence Dobiesz
CBL-24 Newscaster Gary Fannin
Rwandan Journalist Briggitte Appiah
Capi Petridis Kathryn Hunter
Peter Martin Bassindale
Dr Busasa Sule Rimi
Major Charles Bouchard Nigel Whitmey
Frank (Barrister's Clerk) John Albasiny
Godwin Hal Nyasha Hatendi
Colonel Colbert Philip Arditti
Corporal Benoit Emmanuel Berthelot
Zava Zand Paul Herzberg
Harper Hopkinson Michael Gould
Hana Ennis Malou Coindreau
Tennis Court Body Guard Ekow Blankson
Tennis Player Brimah Watara
Executive Producer Greg Brenman
Producer Abi Bach
Writer Hugo Blick
Producer Hugo Blick
Director Hugo Blick
Production Company Drama Republic Ltd


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