Written by BAFTA award-winning writer Paula Milne, White Heat sets a new benchmark in epic drama as it chronicles the loves, triumphs and tragedies of a group of friends through a generation of political and social turmoil. A stellar young cast including Claire Foy, Sam Claflin and Reece Ritchie, portray four decades in the lives of seven, very different characters, living through some of the most turbulent times in recent history.
How do their principles, politics and feelings for each other shift as they cope with the changing world around them? From the Winter of Discontent, Thatcherism and the Falklands War, up to the present day, nostalgia blends with absorbing realism in a remarkable, unforgettable social drama.
ITV Studios Limited 6x60min Limited Series
Cast: Clare Foy, Sam Claflin, Juliet Stevens, Lindsay Duncan, Lee Ingleby, Myana Burring, Jessica Gunning, Reese Ritchie