'Thoroughly addictive': BBC's critically acclaimed 'Life After Life' adaptation
The adaption of Kate Atkinson's award-winning and bestselling novel Life After Life has been critically acclaimed, with viewers full of praise for the BBC miniseries. The seven day consolidated figure for the first episode of Life After Life is currently sitting at 1.4 million viewers across BBC Two and BBC iPlayer, and episode two received 40,000 views overnight. Critics have said the adaptation is "thoroughly addictive" (The Guardian) and "gorgeously realised and entirely faithful" (The Telegraph).
Life After Life follows the story of Ursula, a character born in 1910, who dies and is reborn in a continuous loop, returning with nothing except a strange sense of déjà vu and some inexplicable self-protective instincts. Last Night in Soho star Thomasin McKenzie leads the cast in the role of Ursula, while Fleabag's Sian Clifford stars as Ursula's mother Sylvie, and Mare of Easttown's James McArdle plays Ursula's father Hugh. Other members of the stellar line-up include Jessica Brown Findlay (Harlots, Brave New World) and Jessica Hynes (Years and Years).
All episodes are available now on BBC iPlayer.