The English TV Series Overview (2022)


Introduction

The English is a British-American co-produced Western drama television miniseries, written and directed by Hugo Blick. It stars Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer.

It premiered in the UK on BBC Two and iPlayer on 10 November 2022, and in the United States on Amazon Prime Video on 11 November 2022.

Outline

An Englishwoman comes to the West in 1890 looking for revenge on the man she sees as responsible for the death of her son, and meets an ex-cavalry scout and member of the Pawnee Nation by birth with whom she discovers a possible shared history.

Cast

  • Emily Blunt as Lady Cornelia Locke.
  • Chaske Spencer as Sergeant Eli Whipp/Wounded Wolf.
  • Rafe Spall.
  • Tom Hughes as Thomas Trafford.
  • Stephen Rea as Sheriff Robert Marshall.
  • Valerie Pachner as Martha Myers.
  • Toby Jones.
  • Ciaran Hinds.
  • Malcolm Storry.
  • Steve Wall.
  • Nichola McAuliffe.
  • Sule Rimi.
  • Edward Crook.
  • Cristian Solimeno.
  • Nakota Kennedy.
  • Miguel Alvarez as Timothy Flynn.

Production

In February 2020, Emily Blunt joined the cast of the series, with Hugo Blick writing and directing, and Amazon Studios and BBC Studios set to co-produce. In May 2021, Chaske Spencer, Rafe Spall, Toby Jones, Tom Hughes, Stephen Rea, Valerie Pachner, Ciarán Hinds, Malcolm Storry, Steve Wall, Nichola McAuliffe, Sule Rimi and Cristian Solimeno joined the cast of the series.

Principal photography began in Spain in May 2021 and ended in September 2021.

Trivia

  • Mentioned several times in the sixth episode, was a area called “Alberta”.
    • In 1882 the district of Alberta was created as part of the Northwest Territories, and was declared a province of Canada on 01 September 1905.

The English Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Hugo Blick … (6 episodes, 2022).
  • Producer(s):
    • Elinor Blick … associate producer (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Hugo Blick … executive producer (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Emily Blunt … executive producer (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Greg Brenman … executive producer (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Mona Qureshi … executive producer (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Nicolás Tapia … line producer (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Daniel Toland … co-producer (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Colin Wratten … producer (6 episodes, 2022).
  • Writer(s):
    • Hugo Blick … (6 episodes, 2022).
  • Music:
    • Federico Jusid … (6 episodes, 2022).
  • Cinematography:
    • Arnau Valls Colomer … (6 episodes, 2022).
  • Editor(s):
    • Ben Yeates … (6 episodes, 2022).
    • Andy Morrison … (2 episodes, 2022).
  • Production:
    • All3Media.
    • Amazon Studios.
    • BBC Studios.
    • British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
    • Drama Republic.
  • Distributor(s):
    • BBC Two.
    • BBC iPlayer.
    • Amazon Prime Video.
  • Release Date: 15 October 2022 (BFI London Film Festival, UK), 10 November 2022 (UK) and 11 November 2022 (US).
  • Rating: TV-MA.
  • Running Time: 51 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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