Duration: 60 minutes
Actors: Rory Kinnear, Patrick Kennedy, Amit Shah, Tom Cullen, Rakie Ayola, Sophie Wu, Toby Kebbell, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Lindsay Duncan, Rupert Everett, Nick Hendrix, Helen Fospero, Donald Sumpter, Andrew Knott, Daniel Kaluuya, Allen Leech, Jessica Brown Findlay, Chetna Pandya, Anna Wilson-Jones, Alastair Mackenzie, Jay Simpson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Johann Myers, Lydia Wilson, Jodie Whittaker
Charlie Brooker (E4's Bafta-nominated Dead Set author) returns with Black Mirror, a suspenseful, satirical three-part mini-series that taps into collective unease about our modern world. Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm – a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone – a black mirror of our 21st Century existence. Our grip on reality is shifting. We worship at the altars of Google and Apple. Facebook algorithms know us more intimately than our own parents. We have access to all the information in the world, but no brainspace left to absorb anything longer than a 140-character tweet. Black Mirror is a hybrid of The Twilight Zone and Tales of the Unexpected which taps into our contemporary unease about our modern world. The three stand-alone dramas will be sharp, suspenseful, satirical tales with a techno-paranoia bent – all audacious �what if' stories: some comic, some shocking.