Directed by John Crowley and adapted by Bash Doran from the best-selling novel by Kate Atkinson, Life After Life stars Thomasin McKenzie as Ursula Todd, who is born to Sylvie and Hugh (Sian Clifford and James McArdle) one night in 1910, but dies before she draws her first breath.

On that same night in 1910, Ursula is reborn and survives. Time and time again, living and dying in different circumstances, Ursula is reborn into a new, alternative iteration of life once more.

The story follows Ursula as she navigates each new life, through a critical era which spans two world wars, an encounter with Hitler and major life events. But what is it that Ursula so desperately needs to stay alive for?

Produced by House Productions, Life After Life is a four-part drama for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.

Executive producers are Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell for House Productions, Lucy Richer and Ayela Butt for the BBC and Bash Doran, John Crowley and Kate Atkinson. The series was adapted by Bash Doran, produced by Kate Ogborn and the director is John Crowley.

Filming took place last year and BBC Studios will internationally distribute the series.

Cast and Crew

Thomasin McKenzie – Ursula Todd

Sian Clifford – Sylvie Todd

James McArdle – Hugh Todd

Jessica Brown Findlay – Izzie

Jessica Hynes – Mrs Glover

Maira Laird – Bridget

Patsy Ferran – Pamela Todd

Sean Delaney – Teddy Todd

Harry Michell – Maurice Todd

Laurie Kynaston – Jimmy

Joshua Hill – Derek Oliphant

Ron Cook – Dr Fellowes

John Crowley – Director and Executive Producer

Kate Atkinson – Author and Executive Producer

Bash Doran – Screenwriter and Executive Producer

Kate Ogborn – Producer

Tessa Ross – Executive Producer for House Productions

Juliette Howell – Executive Producer for House Productions

Lucy Richer – Executive Producer for the BBC

Ayela Butt – Executive Producer for the BBC

Jon Creamer

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