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The State

Format: 4 x 45'
Broadcaster: Channel 4

Directed by: Peter Kosminsky
Written by: Peter Kosminsky
Produced by: Steve Clark-Hall
Distributor: National Geographic Channel
Starring: Only Uhihara, Sam Otto, Shavani Cameron, Ryan McKen

From writer/director Peter Kosminsky ("Wolf Hall"), this four-part drama follows the experiences of four young British men and women who become ISIS recruits, begin new lives in Syria, and are soon confronted with the harsh realities of the Islamic State. The story is based on Kosminsky's research and firsthand accounts gathered over the course of a year, resulting in an authentic portrayal through which viewers are able to explore and confront one of the most serious global threats society has ever faced.