The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story has a broadcast date for the UK and a channel.

When does American Crime Story: Versace start in the UK and on what channel?

BBC 2 has been confirmed as the broadcaster for The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, the story behind the murder of world-famous designer Gianni Versace.

The air date of the first episode is the 28th Feb on BBC 2.

Following the Bafta award-winning The People Vs OJ Simpson, the hugely successful series returns to BBC Two with The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

Episode one: The Man Who Would Be Vogue

Written by Tom Rob Smith (London Spy), the nine-part drama profiles the cross-country path of destruction that culminated in the murder of an international fashion icon.

July 15, 1997: Gianni Versace (Edgar Ramirez) is shot by Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss, pictured) on the steps of Versace’s Miami villa. As the killer flees, the media descends and the world reacts.

1990: An enthusiastic Andrew – who changes identities and opinions depending on who he’s talking to – contrives an introduction to Versace at an exclusive San Francisco nightclub, and wrangles a date to an opera which has been costumed by the famed designer.

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Also starring Penelope Cruz as Donatella Versace, and Ricky Martin as Versace’s partner Antonio D’Amico.

Episode one is directed by Ryan Murphy and the series is executive produced by Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk and Tom Rob Smith.

 

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story start on BBC 2 28th Feb 2018 at 9PM