Episodes 1, 2 and 4
An investment bank’s graduate programme is a hotbed of ambition and insecurity in this timely, tightly-plotted drama. Led by rising star Myha’la Herrold, these friends and rivals navigate a toxic culture of ego, excess and the legacy of the 2008 financial crisis as they compete for permanent jobs. Lena Dunham directs the first episode with verve, providing a typically frank lens on sex, drugs and millennial vulnerability, while LFF alumni Tinge Krishnan (Junkhearts LFF 2011, Been So Long LFF 2018) and Ed Lilly (VS., LFF 2018) direct subsequent episodes. Writers Kay and Down subvert expectations at every turn, delivering a fresh and incisive exploration of race, class and the price of success.
Executive Producers Lena Dunham, David P Davis, Mickey Down, Konrad Kay, Jane Tranter, Lachlan MacKinnon, Ryan Rasmussen, Joel Collins
UK Distribution Warner Media
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The Debate strand is supported by Col and Karen Needham