FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMichael Kitchen (Foyle's War),
Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey)
and Oscar-nominee Sophie
Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda) Star
in this thrilling mystery
On DVD from Acorn TV on January 16, 2018
"Equal parts black comedy, thriller,
and farce" - The Guardian (UK)
"Offbeat...appealing" - TV Guide
With a captivating story and intriguing characters, the thrilling mystery ALIBI arrives on DVD on January 16, 2018 from Acorn TV, an RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand. In this psychological thriller by multi-award-winning writer Paul Abbott (Shameless, State of Play
), an upper-class man (Michael Kitchen, Foyle's War
) and a catering waitress (Sophie Okonedo, Hotel Rwanda, The Slap, Criminal Justice
) are brought together over a corpse.
Not knowing what else to do, they dispose of the body. As events unfold, seeds of mistrust spread until they threaten to destroy everyone in their reach. The miniseries co-stars Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey, The Good Karma Hospital
). The DVD Single features 3 episodes ($34.99, Amazon.com). Alibi
is also available on Acorn TV. Called a "glorious streaming service...an essential must-have" (The Hollywood Reporter
), Acorn TV is North America's most popular and largest streaming service focused on British and international television.
Neurotic businessman Greg Brentwood (Kitchen) throws an extravagant anniversary party for his wife, Linda (Logan, at their English country home. One of the caterers, Marcey (Okonedo) quietly admires the couple's love for each other-until she sees an intimate moment between Linda and Greg's business partner, Martin. When Marcey later returns to the house to retrieve her handbag, she walks in on a frightening scene: Greg moving Martin's lifeless body. After the initial shock, Greg assures her it was an accident, and Marcey offers to help him dispose of the corpse.
As the police investigate the death, Greg becomes increasingly anxious, while Marcey urges him to remain calm. But as she starts to uncover the Brentwoods' darkest secrets, she begins to wonder what she has gotten herself into. This intriguing and darkly humorous thriller also stars Adam Kotz (The Last King of Scotland
) and Hilary Maclean (Torchwood
Street Date: January 16, 2018
DVD 1-Disc: 3 episodes
Approx. 152 min.
English SDH Subtitles
NOTE: Contains coarse language and disturbing images.
An RLJ Entertainment, Inc. brand (NASDAQ: RLJE), Acorn specializes in world-class television from Britain and beyond on DVD/Blu-ray. 2017 releases include Toby Jones and Kim Cattrall in Agatha Christie's The Witness for the Prosecution, British thriller The Level, and murder mystery Loch Ness, as well as the return of Humans, 19-2, The Code, A Place to Call Home, Wentworth, Suspects, The Brokenwood Mysteries, Jack Taylor, 800 Words, Dominion Creek, Midsomer Murders, Janet King, Line of Duty, Murdoch Mysteries, among many others.