Celtic Media Festival 2018
2-4 May 2018 2-4 May 2018

The Replacement

Three-part psychological thriller about a woman who fears her maternity leave cover is out to steal her life. When Ellen gets pregnant after landing a big contract for her firm of architects, she hires Paula as cover, but she soon fears she’s made a mistake. Ellen wants to get back to work, but Paula thinks Ellen should be putting her baby first. Paula wastes no time in moving in on Ellen's bosses, clients and friends, and Ellen fears she’s being forced out. Everyone thinks Paula’s great and Ellen is being paranoid, until a site accident puts Ellen's suspicions into overdrive.

The Replacement
Entry Category
Drama Series
Produced By
BBC Scotland
Nicole Cauverien
Directed By
Joe Ahearne
Production Partners
Left Bank Pictures
Joe Ahearne
BBC Scotland