Landscapers producer opens up on real-life true crime that inspired love story series

Landscapers producer opens up on real-life true crime that inspired love story series

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12/8/2021 4:00:00 AM

Landscapers producer opens up on real-life true crime that inspired love story series

LANDSCAPERS is the new Sky drama which hit screens in the UK on Tuesday. Starring Olivia Colman and Daniel Thewlis as the real-life couple who seemed to live an ordinary life until it was discovered they murdered a couple years before, the cast and producers revealed the inspiration for the drama.

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More infoSpeaking to and other media, writer Ed Sinclair opened up on the real story of Susan and Christopher Edwards. Recalling the moment he read about the case, the executive producer revealed it was an immediate idea of his to turn the story into a

drama. Episode one launched on Sky on Tuesday and introduced viewers to the strange world of the couple through the lens of a unique love story. Related articles'Quit as royal with £100m Netflix deal!' Phillip Schofield slams HarryLandscapers explores the relationship behind a seemingly ordinary couple who become the focus of an extraordinary investigation when a couple of dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a house in Nottingham.

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Mild-mannered husband and wife Susan Edwards (played by Olivia Colman) and Christopher Edwards (Daniel Thewlis) have been on the run from reality for over 15 years.When Christopher makes a startling call home to his step-mother, their role in a terrible crime that remained undiscovered for over a decade begins to emerge into the light.

Speaking to media, Ed Sinclair talked about his initial idea for the drama, and why he decided to steer away from the typical true crime format.READ MORE: Landscapers: The creator of the showtalked about the true life inspiration(Image: Sky)Landscapers: The drama will land on Sky tomorrow

(Image: Sky)Lucifer's Tom Ellis sparks frenzy as he announces new Lucifer project"I think it was several stages," he recalled."I think it was the news stories with the relevance of the newsletters from Gerard Depardieu, the polite emails to the police, all that sort of stuff.

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"And then naturally you kind of want to make sense of, I suppose."And then I'm just looking for the sort of angle on it.Landscapers: The drama is told as a love story(Image: Sky)Landscapers: Biggest TV dramas(Image: Express)"You want to try and explain how these people got where they were and how the victims ended up where they were as well and I guess the real details of that."

In the real-life case, evidence was heard about how a series of letters that Christopher believed the couple had been receiving from actor Gerard Depardieu, had actually been written by Susan.As the couple's relationship is subjected to the glare of a full police investigation, the devoted pair are separated for the first time in their marriage.

"I think it’s a love story above all else," Ed commented.

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Olivia Colman And David Thewlis On Starring In ‘Landscapers’, A Twisted New True-Crime Love StoryThe surreal new show tells the story of Susan and Christopher Edwards, a couple who were sentenced to life in prison for murders that remained undiscovered for 15 years. This is an amazing show. It reminded me of Fargo. Such a great cast too!

Olivia Colman’s Landscapers is an unusually heartfelt take on the classic true crime dramaThe Sky drama, based on the 1998 Mansfield murders, is a surreal watch – in the most interesting way possible. I can’t get this link to work

BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour, 06/12/2021Could the antidote to botched fillers be causing more damage? melmbr speaks to some of the women who have been affected joeyfornow Just caught most of this story while driving somewhere. What an amazing story and a wonderful relationship. Really moving to hear about an older lesbian couple caring forgone another like this. As they said, it’s not often you get to hear these stories. Thank you joeyfornow This was a lovely and moving interview. All best wishes to Kate and Annie and their children. loveis joeyfornow incredibly moving tribute to the power of love between two women.Thanks to Annie & Kate for sharing their joy and heartbreak also for raising awareness of older lesbian couples.Invisibility & isolation sadly still prevail,so much gratitude for sharing their wonderful relationship

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