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Apple Tree Yard

  • 2016
  • Season 1
  • 4 episodes
  • Thriller
  • Drama

Summary

A provocative thriller which sees an eminent scientist caught up in a damaging and compromising lie. Based on the novel by Louise Doughty.

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Episode 3: Apple Tree Yard

Summary

Costley refuses to tell Yvonne what happened to Selway, and insists she does not contact the police. When she is later arrested for murder, she hastily denies everything. Her story does not convince the police and she and Costley are soon standing trial together. As the case unfolds, a surprising witness takes the stand leading to a shocking revelation - everything that Costley told Yvonne about himself was a lie, and that her only hope of avoiding a prison sentence lies with a man she knows nothing about.

Review

Considering Yvonne Carmichael is a highly intelligent woman and fêted scientist, she’s shown remarkably little curiosity about why her lover took so long “visiting” the man who savagely attacked her.

Sitting outside in the car for ages then letting Mark Costley (Ben Chaplin) make a frenzied command when he jumps back in. “Drive. Now. Now!” And we all know when someone says to you, “Everything is under control,” that it clearly isn’t. And when someone then says to you, “Just trust me,” you know things have gone very badly indeed.

In the penultimate instalment of this enthralling, nuanced, grown-up thriller, Yvonne (the great Emily Watson) is left raw and exposed by love and betrayal.

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Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Yvonne CarmichaelEmily Watson
Mark CostleyBen Chaplin
Gary CarmichaelMark Bonnar
JaspreetAdeel Akhtar
PriceFrances Tomelty
RobertRhashan Stone
BonnardLydia Leonard
CarrieOlivia Vinall
SusannahSusan Lynch
DI ClevelandSteffan Rhodri
DS BrownDiveen Henry
LaurenceSebastian Armesto
Dr WeatherfieldAbigail Davies
AdamJack Hamilton
SathnamAssad Zaman
KateKezia Burrows
George SelwaySteven Elder
WitnessAdrian Lukis
Bail judgeJane Bertish
JudgeNick Sampson
ClerkSyreeta Kumar
Tagging officerTigger Blaize
Foreperson of the juryWendy Albiston

Crew

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Adapted byAmanda Coe
DirectorJessica Hobbs
Executive producerManda Levin
Executive producerLucy Richer
ProducerChris Carey

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  • Episode 3

    Apple Tree Yard

    Summary

    Costley refuses to tell Yvonne what happened to Selway, and insists she does not contact the police. When she is later arrested for murder, she hastily denies everything. Her story does not convince the police and she and Costley are soon standing trial together. As the case unfolds, a surprising witness takes the stand leading to a shocking revelation - everything that Costley told Yvonne about himself was a lie, and that her only hope of avoiding a prison sentence lies with a man she knows nothing about.

    Review

    Considering Yvonne Carmichael is a highly intelligent woman and fêted scientist, she’s shown remarkably little curiosity about why her lover took so long “visiting” the man who savagely attacked her.

    Sitting outside in the car for ages then letting Mark Costley (Ben Chaplin) make a frenzied command when he jumps back in. “Drive. Now. Now!” And we all know when someone says to you, “Everything is under control,” that it clearly isn’t. And when someone then says to you, “Just trust me,” you know things have gone very badly indeed.

    In the penultimate instalment of this enthralling, nuanced, grown-up thriller, Yvonne (the great Emily Watson) is left raw and exposed by love and betrayal.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Languages
    English
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Yvonne CarmichaelEmily Watson
    Mark CostleyBen Chaplin
    Gary CarmichaelMark Bonnar
    JaspreetAdeel Akhtar
    PriceFrances Tomelty
    RobertRhashan Stone
    BonnardLydia Leonard
    CarrieOlivia Vinall
    SusannahSusan Lynch
    DI ClevelandSteffan Rhodri
    DS BrownDiveen Henry
    LaurenceSebastian Armesto
    Dr WeatherfieldAbigail Davies
    AdamJack Hamilton
    SathnamAssad Zaman
    KateKezia Burrows
    George SelwaySteven Elder
    WitnessAdrian Lukis
    Bail judgeJane Bertish
    JudgeNick Sampson
    ClerkSyreeta Kumar
    Tagging officerTigger Blaize
    Foreperson of the juryWendy Albiston

    Crew

    rolename
    Adapted byAmanda Coe
    DirectorJessica Hobbs
    Executive producerManda Levin
    Executive producerLucy Richer
    ProducerChris Carey
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There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

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