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Mrs Wilson

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How well do you know the one you love?

Golden Globe®-winning actress Ruth Wilson stars in this powerful three-part drama inspired by the memoir of her grandmother about her family’s history.

Set in London in the 1940s and 1960s, and in India in the 1930s, the series follows Alison Wilson, who thinks she is happily married until her husband, Alec, dies and a woman turns up on the doorstep claiming that she is the real Mrs Wilson. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage - and Alec's love for her - but is instead led into a world of disturbing secrets.


3 x 1 hr




Snowed-In Productions - United Kingdom


2019 BAFTA TV Awards - Best Mini-Series
2019 BAFTA TV Awards - Best Leading Actress (Ruth Wilson)
2019 BAFTA TV Awards - Best Supporting Actress (Keeley Hawes)
2019 BAFTA Craft Awards - Make Up & Hair Design
2019 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards - Best Single Drama/Mini-Series
2019 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards - Best Actress (Ruth Wilson)
2019 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards - Best Actress (Keeley Hawes)

Credit Line

A Co-Production of Snowed-In Productions for BBC One, UK and Masterpiece in association with all3media international


Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen, Keeley Hawes, Fiona Shaw, Anupam Kher, Elizabeth Rider, Patrick Kennedy 


Jackie Larkin (The Strike Series)


Richard Laxton (Mum, River)

Additional Credits

Executive Producers: Lucy Richer for the BBC, Rebecca Eaton for Masterpiece, Ruth-Kenley-Letts, Neil Blair, Ruth Wilson