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‘Doctor Foster’ Writer, Producers Team for New BBC Drama ‘Life’ (Exclusive)

The BBC is adding “Life” to its drama lineup. The new series hails from writer Mike Bartlett and producer Drama Republic, the team behind the popular drama “Doctor Foster,” which was a hit for BBC One in the U.K. and also internationally.

Bartlett is one of the U.K.’s top writers. His new show is set in the northern English city of Manchester, in a large house subdivided into apartments. Billed as an epic saga, the six-parter follows what happens when residents decide to step out of their own personal space and take a closer look into other people’s lives. “Life” examines each of the flats and “the belief in the human capacity to connect, to care, to love and to change,” the producers said.

“It’s hugely exciting to be working with Drama Republic and the BBC again, to tell a brand-new, epic story about seemingly

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