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Reviews: Channel 4's new four part drama 'The State'

By August 21, 2017

On Sunday 20th August, the first episode of Channel 4's gripping new drama 'The State' was broadcast:  directed by Peter Kosminsky, it tells the story of four young Brits who become radicalised and join ISIS in Syria. As expected due to the topic in hand, it got a huge response from critics:

“This wasn’t easy viewing but it was eye-openingly powerful… the cast were convincing, the stories compelling. This was the sort of bold programming that Channel 4 was founded for.”

– Michael Hogan, The Telegraph

 “Clever, gripping, and genuinely enlightening”

– Emine Saner, The Guardian

“Peter Kosminsky’s epic drama The State taps into something many of us recognise”

– Matt Baylis, The Express

Congratulations to Simon Clark (Sound Recordist), Natasha Romanuik (1st Assistant Director) and Edward Clark (Camera/Steadicam Operator) who worked on the show! 

 The remaining episodes will broadcast over three consecutive nights from Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd August on Channel 4 at 9pm: catch the first episode on All 4 here!