Take a Look at BBC One’s New Retelling of Noah in The Ark
Starring David Threlfall and written by Tony Jordan (Hustle, Life on Mars) and filmed in Morocco, The Ark tells the story of Noah (David Threlfall), a farmer and family man who is instructed by an angel to build an ark in the middle of a desert in order to save both his family and the faithful from a devastating flood. A seemingly impossible task, especially when his sons refuse to believe him and help, Noah risks ridicule and humiliation from the degenerate townsfolk as well as his loving but exasperated family, in his quest to carry out his God-given task.
Also starring in this one off set to be aired on Monday March 30th at 8.30PM, are Joanne Whalley as Noah’s wife as well as Ashley Walters, Emily Bevan, Hannah John-Kame, Georgina Campbell, Ian Smith, Michael Fox and Andrew Hawley.
Commenting on his role, David Threlfall says: “The story jumped off the page at me from the first reading. It’s not just a family saga but the first family saga. It takes its inspiration from many faiths and speaks of values which should be shared across all cultures. It was something I immediately wanted to be part of.”