The Life After Life adaptation, based on the book by Kate Atkinson, is officially being done as a limited series for the BBC. For fans of historical fiction this will be a can’t miss project.
This page was updated: 7/23/22
About The Book: What if you could live again and again, until you got it right?
On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.
Does Ursula’s apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny? And if she can – will she?
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Current Production Status: All 4 episodes released as of May 2022.
Life After Life Adaptation Timeline:
The book was first published in 2013.
In December 2020 BBC commissioned a 4 part mini-series adaptation. A few months later in April 2021 casting was announced and filming began. Later that year filming wrapped and the project went into post-production.
The series started airing in April 2022 on a weekly basis.
Reception: The show currently has a 7.3/10 on IMDb.
Who Owns The Rights: British Broadcasting Corporation(BBC), House Productions
Who Is Attached: Thomasin McKenzie, Sian Clifford, James McArdle, Sean Delaney, Isla Johnston, Lesley Manville
Estimated Release: April 19th, 2022.
Other mentions on AiLL: n/a
Life After Life Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far
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