This intoxicating thriller, Riviera, follows the moral descent of newlywed, American art dealer Georgina Clios (Julia Stiles). Her idyllic life is shattered when her billionaire husband, Constantine, is killed in a yacht explosion under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind a warring family and many unanswered questions. But his death leads Georgina into the shadowy, criminal underworld that lurks beneath dazzling fortunes. She is shocked to discover the fortune and lifestyle he maintained was surrounded by violence, lies and murder. She soon must step out of her comfort zone to protect the family…and herself.
It is a show with a huge budget created by an Academy Award-winner (The Borgias writer Neil Jordan) and co-written by a Booker Prize-winner (John Banville). Riviera’s cast also includes Iwan ‘Ramsay Bolton’ Rheon as Georgina’s stepson Adam and Hustle’s Adrian Lester as art dealer Robert.
Who doesn’t love the glamour and beauty of the South of France Riviera? Combine this with the drama of a thriller, the skills of a superb creator and writers and an excellent cast and you have a series that will keep you entertained on those not so balmy summer evenings.
It is a 10-part drama and all episodes are now available on Sky On Demand.