Airdate: Renegade Nell

New adventure fantasy from writer Sally Wainwright centres around an unexpected outlaw in 18th-century England.

In March Disney+ will premiere Renegade Nell, a new adventure fantasy series created by Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley, Gentleman Jack).

The eight-part series, with lead director Ben Taylor (Sex Education), centres around Nell Jackson, a quick-witted and courageous young woman, who finds herself framed for murder and unexpectedly becomes the most notorious outlaw in 18th-century England.

But when a magical spirit called Billy Blind appears, Nell realises her destiny is bigger than she ever imagined.

The series stars Louisa Harland (Derry Girls) in the leading role of “Nell Jackson” with Frank Dillane as “Charles Devereux”, Alice Kremelberg as “Sofia Wilmot”, Ényì Okoronkwo as “Rasselas”, Jake Dunn as “Thomas Blancheford”, Bo Bragason as “Roxy Trotter”, Florence Keen as “George Trotter”, with Nick Mohammed as “Billy Blind”, Joely Richardson as “Lady Eularia Moggerhangar” and Adrian Lester as “Robert Hennessey, Earl of Poynton”. Pip Torrens as “Lord Blancheford” and Craig Parkinson as “Sam Trotter” also star.

Renegade Nell is produced by Lookout Point. Executive Producers are Sally Wainwright, Ben Taylor, Faith Penhale, Will Johnston and Louise Mutter for Lookout Point, and Johanna Devereaux for Disney+. Amanda Brotchie (Gentleman Jack) and MJ Delaney (Ted Lasso) also direct episodes. Jon Jennings is Series Producer and Stella Merz is Producer.

All episodes Friday March 29 on Disney+.

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