The Poison Tree

(Rochester, NY) – The Poison Tree, airing Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV, is a psychological drama that follows the fallout from a mysterious double murder case that occurred when a youthful summer turned deadly. Based on a novel by Erin Kelly, the program stars MyAnna Buring (The Witcher, Ripper Street), Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey, The Crown) and Ophelia Lovibond (Elementary, W1A).

Karen Clarke has spent 12 years waiting for her partner Rex to be released from prison. Now he is free, and she is looking forward to settling down to normal family life with their 11-year-old daughter Alice. That all changes when Karen receives silent phone calls and anonymous text messages that reveal someone, somewhere, knows the truth about what Rex did.

As the threat to Karen draws ever nearer, gradually the pieces of the puzzle fall into place, and the truth of what happened that fateful day emerges. But it seems that Karen is concealing deeper, darker secrets than even Rex realizes. If he wasn’t guilty of murder, then who was?

Photo (L-R) MyAnna Buring, Matthew Goode and Ophelia Lovibond
Credit: APT

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