Polly Walker to Star in BBC Drama Prisoners’ Wives
B Van Heusen
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Polly Walker (State of Play) returns to BBC One in Prisoner’s Wives which is due to air early in 2012. The drama centers around four women who are struggling to manage while their husbands are incarcerated. Along with Walker, the cast includes Emma Rigby, Pippa Haywood, Natalie Gavin and Iain Glen. The Sheffield based drama is being executive produced by Tiger Aspect film.
Walker plays the role of Francesca who is married to a notorious career criminal. She enjoys the high life that her husband funds with his ill-gotten gains but things change once his money dries up. Emma Rigby (Hollyoaks) plays a young surburban woman whose husband is charged with murder while Natalie Gavin (The Arbour) plays a woman whose boyfriend takes the rap for her son’s drug dealing and ends up going to jail. The last of the quarter is Pippa Haywood (Green Wing) who takes a hard line with her wayward son that eventually leads to his imprisonment.