BBC Two has commissioned new factual
drama Salisbury, focusing on the impact of the 2018 Novichok
poisonings on Salisbury and the community.
The two-part drama tells the story of
how ordinary people reacted to a crisis on their doorstep,
displaying extraordinary heroism as their city became the focus
of an unprecedented national emergency.
The drama is written by Adam Patterson
and Declan Lawn, and produced by Dancing Ledge Productions for
Writers Adam Patterson and Declan
Lawn, said: “We feel extremely privileged to be telling this
story. Extensive, meticulous research is at the heart of how we
like to work and we’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of the
people of Salisbury who have opened up to us over the past few
months and continue to do so. This is an extraordinary story
full of ordinary heroes, the tale of how a community responded
to an inconceivable event.”
Casting details are to be announced.