E4 has brought together young talent from film, TV, stage and music to star in its latest original series, Glue.
The series has been created and written by Jack Thorne of This is England, Skins and The Fades fame.
“The team at Eleven have pulled together an incredible cast for Jack’s thrilling scripts – the line-up reads like a roll-call of some of the brightest up-and-coming talent around. We can’t wait for them to bring our bold new series to life. Brace yourselves for a trip to the countryside…E4-style.” – Sophie Gardiner, Channel 4 Commissioning Editor
Yasmin Paige, Jordan Stephens, Callum Turner, Charlotte Spencer, Faye Marsay, Jessie Cave, Tommy McDonnell, Billy Howle and Tommy Lawrence Knight lead the young cast. Kerry Fox, Jonny Owen, Kierston Wareing and Steve Oram join them in the brand new original series.
Overton. A tiny village in the English countryside. Farming is its beating heart. Race-horses are its bread-and-butter. But beyond the rolling hills and behind the stable doors lies a green and not-so-pleasant land… Bored kids play chicken on top of silo machines that can cut your hand to slices no thicker than the ham in your sandwich. The same kids play at grain-barn-jumping – deadly, if your lungs fill up with the tiny bullets of wheat. Now someone has played murder.
When the body of a local teenage boy is found underneath the wheels of a tractor, the villagers in this remote community – his friends – are forced to open up their world and watch their secrets spill out. Secrets that will change their particular brand of country life forever.
Twisted and wayward, tragic and comic, Glue will take E4 audiences on a wild and thrilling ride as the mystery of his murder unravels. – E4
The eight part drama sees production begin this week around Berkshire. The hour long episodes will air on E4 in the Autumn.