BBC to shoot film about Skripals' poisoning

Source : 112 Ukraine

The new drama is being written by Adam Patterson and Declan Lawn
11:47, 19 May 2019


British television company BBC will film a two-part drama inspired by the Novichok poisonings of Skripals' in Salisbury in 2018. The BBC reported this on its website.

"This drama will capture the bravery, resilience and personal experience of the local people who faced a situation of unimaginable horror, so close to home," the report said. 

Neither the title nor the release date has been known yet. The casting of actors has not been conducted yet. 

Related: Skripal case: British MPs outraged by absence of anti-Russian sanctions

The new drama is being written by Adam Patterson and Declan Lawn, who said they were honored to tell this story in the film. 

Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in British Salisbury in March 2018. Theresa May, British PM, stated that Russia was responsible for that, and the investigation has confirmed the use of the Novichok nerve agent, produced in Russia. 

Reportedly, the Crown Prosecution Service of the U.K. called the names of the suspects in the poisoning of the ex-GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The police suspect Russians Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. They are accused of the poisoning of Skripals, a police officer who participated in the investigation, and two U.K. citizens in Amesbury. 

Later it was reported that there could be four more suspects in the Skripal case, apart from Aleksandr Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, whose names were revealed by the British counter-intelligence. 

As it was reported earlier, one of the suspects of poisoning Sergey Skripal in British Salisbury, Russian Ruslan Boshirov turned out to be Anatoliy Chepiga, the Colonel of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Russia (GRU)

Related: Skripal's case: U.S. prepares package of anti-Russian sanctions

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