Restless Cast Announced


The BBC have announced the cast of Restless. Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Michelle Cockery, Michael Gambon and Charlotte Rampling are to start in Endor Productions' adaptation of William Boyd's best-selling novel, Restless.

The two part drama is being filmed in South Africa and the UK this summer. Edward Hall (Spooks, MI5) will direct and it is produced by Hilary Bevan Jones (State of Play).

Michelle Dockery plays Ruth Gilmartin a woman who is told by her mother that she is living a double life. Ruth's mother, Sally (Charlotte Rampling), is a spy for the British Secret Service and has been on the run for the last 30 years.

The series tells of Sally's recruitment in 1930s Paris to her decision to stop hiding in 1976.
Author William Boyd adapted his novel for the BBC.