The Accident (2019)

Continuing Thursday / 9:00pm Channel 4 60 min.
The story centres on Polly, played by Lancashire, the wife of the local politician who championed the project. Their rebellious daughter, Leona, had led a group of friends who broke onto the site on the day of the explosion, but now is left with a lifelong disability after the disaster. As communal grief gives way to a torrent of anger and blame, the community finds itself torn apart. Unwilling to accept that their children were to blame, the families cry for justice. It falls to Polly to hold the community together, and to face the challenging truths that begin to emerge.

Season 1

4 Episodes

Harriet is in the dock for gross negligence manslaughter as the families' private prosecution finally arrives in court. And Polly fears for Leona, who wants to give evidence.
Nov 14 2019
The inquest opens and questions are asked of Iwan, Alan and Harriet. Polly is forced to choose between her husband and justice when asked to betray Iwan.
Nov 07 2019
In the aftermath of the tragedy, Polly worries that Iwan might be hiding something. Angela gathers the families to fight for justice, while Harriet faces questions at work.
Oct 31 2019
The teenagers are trapped in the building, and Polly directs her anger at the development's project leader Harriet, but is shocked to realise it might be her daughter who gets the blame
Oct 24 2019