The first TV adaptation of Banks’ work since his death in 2013, Stonemouth is a rite-of-passage tale delving into love, loyalty and vengeance, focusing on the character of Stewart Gilmour played by Christian Cooke (The Promise, Magic City), who returns to the fictional village of Stonemouth for his best friend’s funeral. Run out of town a year earlier by girlfriend Ellie Murston’s criminal family, Stewart is forced to face up to his own past whilst uncovering the sinister truth behind his friend’s apparent suicide.
Charlotte Spencer (Glue, Line Of Duty) plays Ellie Murston and her father Don, the no-nonsense head of Stonemouth’s most notorious criminal family is played by Peter Mullan (Top Of The Lake, Sunshine On Leith). Sharon Small (Mistresses, Inspector Lynley Mysteries) plays Don’s wife and Ellie’s mother, Connie, with Gary Lewis (Gangs Of New York, Filth) as local businessman Mike MacAvett.
UK TV Premiere Date Information
Latest/Next UK Season: N/A
Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 11 June 2015 at 9:00 pm
UK Channel: BBC Two
Country of Origin: UK
Additional Airing Notes:
Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis, Sharon Small, Christian Cooke and Charlotte Spencer all star in two-part dramatization of acclaimed author Iain Banks’ novel.
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Next Season If Renewed: N/A
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