Channel 4 Releases First Trailer For Spy Thriller ‘Traitors’ Starring Emma Appleton and Keeley Hawes

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30 Jan 19

Channel 4 has released the first trailer for Traitors, an upcoming 1940’s spy thriller starring Emma Appleton and Keeley Hawes.

‘Traitors’ is a compulsive spy thriller that takes us behind the scenes of a seismic moment in global history, through the eyes of one young woman caught in the middle of it. An intimate epic set in 1945 London, the drama tell the dangerous, enthralling story of Feef (Appleton), who is seduced by a rogue American spy into spying on her own country. Her task? To uncover a Russian agent in the heart of the British Government.

The cast includes Emma Appleton (‘Clique’) as Feef Symonds, Keeley Hawes (‘Bodyguard’, ‘The Missing’, ‘Line of Duty’) as Priscilla, Michael Stuhlbarg (‘Shape Of Water’, ‘The Looming Tower’, ‘The Post’, ‘Boardwalk Empire’) as Rowe, Luke Treadaway (‘Ordeal by Innocence’, ‘Fortitude’, ‘Unbroken’) as Hugh, Brandon P Bell (‘Dear White People’) as Jackson, Stephen Campbell Moore (‘The Last Post’, ‘The Child in Time’) as Philip and Matt Lauria (‘Kingdom’, ‘Parenthood’) as Peter.

Created by multiple award-winning playwright and screenwriter Bash Doran (‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘Looming Tower, ‘Masters of Sex’), ‘Traitors’ is her first original commission for British TV. Award-winning directors Dearbhla Walsh (‘The Punisher’, ‘Fargo’, ‘Little Dorrit’) and Alex Winckler (‘My Mad Fat Diary’, ‘Hollyoaks’) will direct the 6-part series.

Traitors is listed as “coming soon” to Channel 4, but we’ll update you when we have a more exact premiere date.