THE NEST IS THE BBC’S BIGGEST DRAMA LAUNCH OF THE YEAR SO FAR

The Nest launched with an average of 9.0m viewers (all-screen 30 day data) making it the biggest new BBC drama launch of the year so far.  

Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, said: “We are so proud that Nicole Taylor’s brilliant BBC One thriller gripped the nation with its powerful and provocative storytelling, attracting such a wide and diverse audience. The characters at the heart of the drama were brilliantly acted by Sophie Rundle, Martin Compston and newcomer Mirren Mack – and we can’t thank them enough alongside producers Studio Lambert, for making such a memorable series.”

Susan Hogg, Head of Drama at Studio Lambert and Executive Producer, said “All of us at Studio Lambert are thrilled that The Nest has been viewed by such a wide and diverse audience. The word of mouth has been fantastic and we hope the drama will reach many more viewers through iPlayer. Our thanks go to our superb directors, cast and crew who were all in awe of Nicole Taylor’s amazing script and who worked so hard to bring her vision to life." 

 

NOTES TO EDITORS

Written by Nicole Taylor (Three Girls) and produced by Studio Lambert, The Nest is an emotional thriller about love, trust and the true cost of buying whatever you want.

Martin Compston, Sophie Rundle and Mirren Mack led the cast.

The full series is available on BBC iPlayer.