Father And Son

9:30pm Friday, April 13 on TV One

Tonight, the premiere of brand new mini-series Father And Son – a compelling, contemporary thriller loaded with high calibre talent, from the makers of 2006’s Oscar winning, The Queen.

Dougray Scott (Mission: Impossible II) plays Michael O’Connor, a former legendary gangster from Manchester. Now he’s served his time and is trying put it all behind him, making a fresh start with his girlfriend and their unborn child in Dublin.

Unfortunately, Michael’s former life has left a terrible legacy that engulfs his estranged 15-year-old son, Sean, who suddenly finds himself in the firing line. Michael must race back to England to save his son while trying to avoid being drawn back into his old habits.

But morals are a lot harder to stand by when your son’s life is at stake.

Inspired by true events, Father and Son is at once a twisting, heart-rending tale of redemption and a shocking portrait of a world that, for many, is becoming all too familiar.

Missed an episode of Father And Son? Full episodes are available online. Go to www.tvnz.co.nz and click ‘on demand’.

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