My Mother and Other Strangers

Set in Northern Ireland during World War Two, My Mother and Other Strangers follows the fortunes of the Coyne family and their neighbours as they struggle to maintain a normal life after a huge US Airforce airfield, populated by 4,000 service men and women, lands in the middle of their rural parish in 1943. Rose Coyne (Hattie Morahan – The Outcast, Beauty and the Beast) and her husband Michael (Owen McDonnell – Single Handed) find themselves in the midst of a dangerous love triangle with handsome US officer Captain Dreyfuss (Aaron Staton – Mad Men). Written by Barry Devlin (Ballykissangel, A Man of No Importance), produced by Grainne Marmion (Doctor Foster) and directed by Adrian Shergold (Mad Dogs, Persuasion) this five-part series is a BBC production, co-funded by RTÉ.