Spanning 15 years, Vivienne Rook (Emma Thompson) rises from vocal celebrity to controversial MP. The effect of her policies to British society are reflected in an ordinary Manchester family that includes Daniel (Russell Tovey), Stephen (Rory Kinnear) and his wife Celeste (T?Nia Miller), sisters Rosie (Ruth Madeley) and Edith (Jessica Hynes), and Gran Muriel (Anne Reid) in this six-part mini-series created by Russell T. Davies.
Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley), a rebellious country singer who dreams of trading the working-class streets of Glasgow for the Grand Ole Opry of Nashville, juggles her menial job, two children, and committed mother (Julie Walters), as she pursues her bold ambition of a one-way ticket to musical stardom. With the support of her boss (Sophie Okonedo), Rose-Lynn embarks on a life-changing journey that challenges her sense of self and helps her discover her true voice.
The K-1412 KURSK, a Russian flagship nuclear powered submarine, sank to the bottom of the Barents Sea in August 2000. As 23 sailors fought for survival aboard the disabled sub, their families desperately battled bureaucratic obstacles and impossible odds to find answer and save them.