Mini-series is a format which is appreciated by a huge number of viewers. Many people prefer this genre as there is no need in waiting for an infinite amount of parts, and any new episode could be the last one. This project has been presented recently on BBC Two channel, and the season premiere was held on November 10, 2016. It’s already known when the show will come to an end, and the public is impatiently waiting for the renewed season air date. The coming next series will definitely gain even higher popularity, so the return is sure to be released as soon as possible.
Creators and Developers
The first season will consist of 4 one-hour episodes. The series has been broadcasting till the very moment, but very soon it will finish, so the interest to this program is quite predictable.
The director and writer of the script is Stephen Poliakoff, a Btitish author of a Russian origin. Executive producers helping him in making Close to the Enemy are such as:
- Helen Flint;
- Hilary Bevan Jones;
- Colin Callender.
The companies producing the series and those which are likely to present the next season start are Endor Productions, Little Island Productions and All3Media International; the network broadcasting the new season is BBC Two.
The cast of the series includes the following colorful actors:
- Jim Sturgess, an English actor and singer, who plays the main role of Captain Callum Ferguson;
- Charlotte Riley, an actress from the UK. Her character is Rachel Lombard;
- August Diehl, a charismatic German actor playing the role of Dieter Koehler;
- Freddie Highmore, an actor of an English origin (Victor Ferguson);
- Phoebe Fox, a young English actress whose heroine is Kathy Griffiths, and some other personalities.
The action of Close to the Enemy takes place in the Europe of 1940-s. it touches the problems of the war, reflects dramatic events and describes global problems of that time.
Viewers’ Rating and Expectations
The pilot season release date was being awaited by an auditory of 2.74 million viewers; this figure turned into a little lower one, but the projects still has a lot of lovers. According to the information given by the website IMDB Close to the Enemy has a 5.3/10 score. The schedule of the following episodes hasn’t been presented, but anyway stay tuned to get all the news about the show and be aware of its exact season start.