Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Jane Eyre) stars in this drama inspired by her grandmother’s memoir. Alison Wilson thinks she is happily married until her husband Alec (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones) dies, and another woman claims to be Alec’s wife. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage – but is instead led into a world of disturbing secrets. Coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in 2019.
Alec’s handler in the secret service drops a bombshell, changing everything. But is it the truth? Resigned to uncertainty about the past and seeking peace for her future, Alison receives a final surprise.
Alison tracks down Dorothy, Alec’s partner in espionage years earlier while working in India. Like Alison, she too was deceived by the charming spy and the stories he told. The pages start filling in about the man she thought she knew.
Married after meeting in the secret service during World War II, Alec and Alison Wilson live devotedly for two decades, raising their two sons and living an otherwise quiet, idyllic life. Then Alec dies, and the real story starts to unravel.
Alison McKelvie (Ruth WIlson) gets a birthday surprise and more during her dinner with Alexander Wilson (Iain Glen) in this exclusive scene from Mrs. Wilson, Episode 1. #MrsWilsonPBS
Alison visits Alec in prison, but she questions their future.
Ruth Wilson discusses the process of telling her family’s story and portraying her grandmother Alison Wilson.
More information about Alexander Wilson comes to light, as do more questions. Alison seeks peace.
A mysterious woman appears at the funeral for Alison Wilson’s husband. But who is she? See an exclusive scene from Mrs. Wilson, Episode 2. #MrsWilsonPBS
Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Jane Eyre) stars in this drama inspired by her grandmother’s memoir. Alison Wilson thinks she is happily married until her husband Alec (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones) dies, and another woman claims to be Alec’s wife. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage – but is instead led into a world of disturbing secrets. Premiering March 31, 2019.
What do we really know about the people who love? Mrs. Wilson cast Ruth Wilson, Keeley Hawes and Iain Glen, along with writer Anna Symon delve into the stranger-than-fiction heart of this true story. See the Mrs. Wilson premiere Sunday, March 31, 9/8c.
Ruth Wilson and writer Anna Symon tell us more about the real Alison Wilson and her complicated story.
Ruth Wilson stars as her grandmother, Alison Wilson, in this all-new drama based on the real-life story of Alison’s complicated marriage to the secretive MI-6 operative and author Alexander Wilson.
Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen, and executive producer Rebecca Eaton preview the new drama, Mrs. Wilson on MASTERPIECE.