Channel 4 is bringing us brand new romantic drama Alice & Jack, which features two acclaimed actors at its centre – Andrea Riseborough and Domhnall Gleeson.


The duo play the eponymous characters who meet and have a one-night stand, with the series charting their 15-year-long love story, through all of its ups and downs.

As well as Riseborough and Gleeson, the series also stars This Way Up's Aisling Bea, Sex Education's Aimee Lou Wood and Love at First Sight's Sunil Patel.

Read on for everything you need to know about Alice & Jack on Channel 4.

When will Alice & Jack be released?

Domhnall Gleeson looking at Aisling Bea, stood in a field in Alice & Jack
Domhnall Gleeson and Aisling Bea in Alice & Jack. Channel 4

An official air date for Alice & Jack has now been announced, with the first episode set to air at 9pm on Wednesday 14th February on Channel 4.

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The second episode will then air just one day later, at 9pm on Thursday 15th February, with the remaining four expected in the following weeks.

What is Alice & Jack about?

Sunil Patel looking at Domhnall Gleeson as they walk in Alice & Jack
Sunil Patel and Domhnall Gleeson in Alice & Jack. Channel 4

The romantic drama has been described as a "love story for the ages", and comes from writer Victor Levin.

The official synopsis says: "When Alice (Andrea Riseborough) and Jack (Domhnall Gleeson) first meet, they’re bound by a connection so powerful it seems nothing can break it, but will their path lead them to a place of happiness and togetherness? Or will life and their own emotional complexities get in the way?

"Honest, intimate and surprisingly funny, the series shows love in all its unexpected, technicolour, kaleidoscopic beauty."

Alice & Jack cast - Domhnall Gleeson and Andrea Riseborough star

Andrea Riseborough and Domhnall Gleeson sat in a field in Alice & Jack
Andrea Riseborough and Domhnall Gleeson in Alice & Jack. Channel 4

The cast of Alice & Jack is led by Andrea Riseborough and Domhnall Gleeson as the titular duo, while Aisling Bea plays another woman, Lynn, who comes into Jack's life.

Aimee Lou Wood and Sunil Patel round out the cast as colleagues of the central couple, Maya and Paul.

When it was first announced that the series would be airing on Channel 4, Riseborough said in a statement: "We unite in yearning to see evidence of real love, and, too, are soothed to share with one another the ache of its inevitable imperfection.

"This story is for anyone who could or couldn’t make the sacrifice that love demanded, for anyone who battles and accepts the one who makes their soul soar, for anyone who longs to feel, who has felt, and who feels the tingling anticipation of love’s joy."

Meanwhile, Gleeson said: "The only work I’ve wanted to watch and do since the pandemic is work about connection and love, and work with a sense of humour. Alice and Jack keep coming back to each other because they can’t help themselves - they find in each other something that they don’t have on their own.

"I think they're soulmates, I think it's bigger than just the two of them. Their story centres on connection and love in the most beautiful way, and reminds us that we are always allowed to smile - even if it’s through the tears."

Here's a full list of the main cast for Alice & Jack:

  • Andrea Riseborough as Alice
  • Domhnall Gleeson as Jack
  • Aisling Bea as Lynn
  • Aimee Lou Wood as Maya
  • Sunil Patel as Paul

Alice & Jack trailer

You can watch the full trailer for Alice & Jack right here now.

Alice & Jack will start airing on Channel 4 from Wednesday 14th February at 9pm. Check out more of our Drama coverage or visit our TV Guide and Streaming Guide to find out what's on.


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