WATCH: Dominic West and Ruth Wilson in ‘The Affair’

Dominic West and Ruth Wilson in 'The Affair'

Dominic West and Ruth Wilson in ‘The Affair’

Showtime has a new drama coming in which they get Dominic West and Ruth Wilson together in an idyllic location. It’s a perfect romance, apart from the fact that they’re already married.

The Affair tells the story of their illicit romance and the dramatic aftermath, but adds the benefit of hindsight while retelling and contrasting both male and female versions of what happened, using innovative storytelling techniques to create a tense and unreliable narrative.

As is the way of things these days, here’s the teaser:

And here’s the proper trailer, also starring Joshua Jackson and Maura Tierney:

And if you’re still confused, there’s a helpful behind-the-scenes roundup too:

The Affair starts on Showtime on October 12.

Dominic West and Ruth Wilson in 'The Affair'

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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