RULES of the Game examines sex politics in the modern workplace, partly inspired by real-life cases of office harassment.
The new thriller’s stellar cast includes Three Girls star Maxine Peake, Sex Education’s Rakhee Thakrar and Gavin & Stacey’s Alison Steadman.
Who participates in Rules of the Game?
The four-part series, written by Ruth Lawler, was partly inspired by the real-life case of convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein and the ensuing #MeToo movement that saw women around the world share their experiences their experiences of sexual violence.
These are the people who will be starring…
Maxine Peake as Sam
Actress Three Girls and Silk Maxine Peake plays Sam, the director of a family business based in the North West of England.
The mystery at the heart of Rules of the Game begins when Sam goes to work only to discover a dead body.
The show then follows Sam as she uncovers dark secrets at the heart of the company.
Rakhee Thakrar as Maya
Rakhee Thakrar is taking on the new and determined Human Resources Manager role of Maya, who joined the company in an effort to tackle antiquated attitudes ingrained in the corporate culture.
Rakhee Thakrar, who has also starred in Eastenders and Netflix successfully smashed Sex Education, say it was “pure joy to work with this cast, who all bring authenticity, heart, and humor to any scene.
In particular, Maxine Peake has been an absolute hit as our leader. “
Alison Steadman as Anita
Alison Steadman, who is perhaps best known for playing Pam Shipman in the BBC comedy Gavin & Stacey, is playing Anita in Rules of the Game.
Anita was married to the company’s toxic and narcissistic founder Harry before his death, and the widow still sits on the business board of directors.
Susan Wokoma as DI Eve Preston
Chewing Gum star Susan Wokoma will also join the cast of the new TV series.
She will play Eve Preston, the hardworking and dedicated police officer who is tasked with uncovering the bottom line of the mystery at the heart of the business.
The 34-year-old star previously appeared in the Netflix series Chewing Gum, alongside Michaela Coel, and in the E4 series Crazyhead.
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When is Rules of the Game on TV and how can I watch it?
The first two episodes of Rules of the Game will air on consecutive nights, with the first episode premiering on 11 January at 9pm on BBC One.
The next night, Wednesday, January 12, episode two will air at the same time.
The final two episodes of this four-part series will air again next Tuesday and Wednesday.
All episodes will also be made available on BBC iPlayer.
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