The new British mystery thriller series Sherwood comes to U.S. audiences on Tuesday, October 4, exclusively on BritBox. Starring David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) and Lesley Manville (Mum), Sherwood is inspired by real-life murders that took place in Nottinghamshire in 2004. Set in a small mining village, the series follows two shocking killings in a community already fractured by decades-long strife. Years after the 1980s miners’ strike, Nottinghamshire is still a divided community when a former union activist Gary Jackson (Alun Armstrong), who had been digging into police activities, is found dead. the six-episode series aired in the summer on BBC One in the UK, and has been renewed for a second season. The extensive British cast includes Mark Addy, Adeel Akhtar, Lorraine Ashbourne, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Andrea Lowe, Terence Maynard, and Pip Torrens. Read on for more on how to watch Sherwood.
- When Does Sherwood Premiere: Sherwood premieres on Tuesday, October 4.
- How Many Episodes: There are 6 episodes in Sherwood’s first season.
- Best Way to Watch: Sherwood will be available to watch on BritBox.
How to Watch Sherwood
If you live in the U.S., the best way to watch Sherwood is through a live stream with BritBox.
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