The State

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The State is a four-part British television drama serial, written and directed by Peter Kosminsky, that dramatises the experiences of four young British Muslims who fly to Syria to join Islamic State. The series was originally broadcast in the UK by... read more
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The State is a four-part British television drama serial, written and directed by Peter Kosminsky, that dramatises the experiences of four young British Muslims who fly to Syria to join Islamic State. The series was originally broadcast in the UK by Channel 4, with all four parts airing on successive nights between 20 and 23 August 2017. The series was green-lit in July 2016, following extensive research by Kosminsky.

Original Release

08/20/2017

US Release

09/18/2017

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Cast

Hiam Abbass Umm Salamah
Ali Suliman Abu Omar
Samer Bisharat Abu Sahl
Jessica Gunning Umm Walid
Amir El-Masry Sayed
Ony Uhiara Shakira Boothe / Shakira
Shavani Cameron Ushna Kaleel / Ushna
Sam Otto Jalal Hossein / Jalal
Fayez Bakhsh Abu Jihad
Karim Kassem Abu Akram
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Sunday, 20 August 2017
2 Episode #1.2 Monday, 21 August 2017
3 Episode #1.3 Tuesday, 22 August 2017
4 Episode #1.4 Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Directors

Peter Kosminsky

Writers

Peter Kosminsky

Cast

Hiam Abbass Umm Salamah
Ali Suliman Abu Omar
Samer Bisharat Abu Sahl
Jessica Gunning Umm Walid
Amir El-Masry Sayed
Ony Uhiara Shakira Boothe / Shakira
Shavani Cameron Ushna Kaleel / Ushna
Sam Otto Jalal Hossein / Jalal
Fayez Bakhsh Abu Jihad
Karim Kassem Abu Akram
Nana Agyeman-Bediako Isaac Boothe
Dhafer L'Abidine Maqqar Amir
Jack Greenlees Abu Ibrahim Al-Brittani
Haaz Sleiman Dr. Rabia
Nitin Ganatra Munir Hossein
Yannick de Waal Abu Abbas Al-Hollandi
Charles Mnene Abu Ayoub Al-Brittani
Yasen Atour Abu Issa
Shalom Brune-Franklin Umm Khulthum
Sebastian Griegel Abu Lut Al-Almani

Producers

Peter Kosminsky Executive Producer
Andrew Boswell Executive Producer
Kris Thykier Executive Producer
Liza Marshall Executive Producer
Peter Welter Soler Executive Producer
Steve Clark-Hall Producer
Alex Sutherland Producer
Kathy Nettleship Producer

Editors

David Blackmore

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