Show stars Jason Isaacs (“Harry Potter,” “Case Histories”) as a detective who finds himself caught between two realities following a car crash.
In one version of events, the character played by Isaacs, detective Michael Britten, is widowed but his son has survived. In the other, his son is dead but his wife remains alive.
Though traumatised by his situation, Britten finds that living in two parallel worlds enables him to solve crimes that would otherwise be impossible to crack.
Show will air on Sky Atlantic, whose flagship series include “Mad Men” and “Game of Thrones,” this spring.
“Awake” recently bowed favorably on NBC in the U.S.