• Drama


When his son is killed, heartbroken factory manager Dan holds a high flying trauma consultant responsible in this tense thriller.

This three-part psychological thriller centres on the lives of two fathers, whose lives collide when factory manager Dan Bowker’s (John Simm) 15-year-old son Alex is stabbed and tragically dies in the trauma department attended by high-achieving consultant Jon Allerton (Adrian Lester).

Devastated, heartbroken and pushed to the edge, Dan believes Jon is responsible for Alex’s death. As he strives for what he believes is justice, Dan begins to unpick the very fabric of Jon's life as his own unravels in the wake of Alex’s killing.

Trauma is an intricate, fast-paced thriller from the creators behind Doctor Foster that questions what makes a man good and explores what happens when the very institutions established to protect us and those who represent them, let us down.

Trauma is a three-part series beginning Sunday 11th of March, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1. 

The full series will also be available to stream OnDemand from the 11th of March.

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