What is the cost of lies?
In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.
In April 1986, a huge explosion erupted at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in northern Ukraine. This series follows the stories of the men and women, who tried to contain the disaster, as well as those who gave their lives preventing a subsequent and unthinkably worse one.
On 26 April 1986 the Number 4 reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine exploded and caught fire. This is the story of that event, the aftermath, how the real reasons for the incident were covered up and how one man fought to reveal them.
Genre: Drama, Historical, Thriller
Directed by: Johan Renck
Starring: Jared Harris (Valery Legasov 5 episodes, 2019), Stellan Skarsgĺrd (Boris Shcherbina 5 episodes, 2019), Emily Watson (Ulana Khomyuk 5 episodes, 2019), Joshua Leese (Igor Kirschenbaum 2 episodes, 2019), Ross Armstrong (Gorbachenko Nikolai 1 episode, 2019), Phil Barantini (Bezpalov 1 episode, 2019)
Screenplay: Craig Mazin
Country: USA, Great Britain
Score: 94 %