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Louise Doughty: I'm working on Apple Tree Yard 2

Twenty-seventeen kicked off with a tense four-part thriller on BBC1 in the UK, based on Louise Doughty’s best-selling psychological thriller, Apple Tree Yard. The BBC’s adaptation – co-written by Doughty and Amanda Coe – told the story of a scientist, Dr Yvonne Carmichael (Emily Watson), who seemed to have it all. 256 more words

British Crime Drama

“We go through life mishearing and mis-seeing and misunderstanding so that the stories we tell ourselves add up.” – Janet Malcolm.

Louise Doughty’s seventh novel, ‘Apple Tree Yard’, exceeded every expectation of conforming to just one or two genres.

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Apple Tree Yard

Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty: first-class psychological thriller

Yvonne Carmichael sits in the witness box. The charge is murder. Before all of this, she was happily married, a successful scientist, a mother of two. 205 more words

Women's Fiction

Apple Tree Yard By Louise Doughty

Yvonne Carmichael has worked hard to achieve the life she always wanted: a high-flying career in genetics, a beautiful home, a good relationship with her husband and their two grown-up children. 162 more words

Apple Tree Yard

Plot: Apple Tree Yard is a British TV show that was adapted from a novel of the same name by Louise Doughty. It follows the life of a middle-aged woman who begins an affair with a mystery man. 408 more words


Apple Tree Yard: sex and double-standards

Spoiler Alert!

Trigger warning!

The last episode of Apple Tree Yard, based on the book of the same name by Louise Doughty, aired on BBC One last night and it treated audiences to a thrilling climax. 1,071 more words


MISC: 10 TV Adaptations That Made Me Want to Read The Book

Apple Tree Yard has been on the BBC for the last few weeks and I’ve finally caught up on iPlayer. The TV adaptation of Louise Doughty’s novel about a geneticist’s extra-marital affair sucked me in by the end of the first episode, and like the binge-watching addict that I am, I went straight on to episode two. 1,241 more words