The City and the City (TV series)

The City and the City is a British television serial, first screened in April 2018. It is a science-fiction/crime drama, based on the novel of the same name by China Miéville. The story follows the investigation of a young woman's murder in the unusual twin cities of Besźel and Ul Qoma. The miniseries was produced by Mammoth Screen for BBC Two, scripted by Tony Grisoni and directed by Tom Shankland.

The City and the City
Based onThe City & the City
by China Miéville
Written byTony Grisoni
Directed byTom Shankland
ComposerDominik Scherrer
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
Production
Executive producersTony Grisoni
Preethi Mavahalli
Lucy Richer
Tom Shankland
Robyn Slovo
Joanna Thapa
Damien Timmer
ProducerBetsan Morris Evans
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time56 minutes
Production companyMammoth Screen
DistributorITV Studios
Release
Original networkBBC2
Picture format2:1 1080p
Audio formatStereo
Original release6 April (2018-04-06) 
27 April 2018 (2018-04-27)