The HBO miniseries, Chernobyl dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history. The drama centres specifically on the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster, all the while battling a culture of disinformation.
The five-part miniseries debuts Tuesday, May 7 same time as the U.S at 9am with same day encore at 10pm followed by other episodes subsequent Tuesdays, exclusively on HBO (Astro CH 411 and 431 HD).
Chernobyl stars Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Paul Ritter, Jessie Buckley, Adrian Rawlins and Con O’Neill. The series is written by Craig Mazin; directed by Johan Renck; executive produced by Carolyn Strauss, Jane Featherstone and Craig Mazin; co-executive produced by Chris Fry and Johan Renck.
The series is produced by Sister Pictures and the Mighty Mint as an HBO/Sky Co-Production; filmed on location in Lithuania.