THE FIRST trailer has landed for a futuristic new TV drama partly filmed in Bolton town centre.

Dame Emma Thompson appears as a ruthless politician in the first-look trailer for Russell T Davies’ star-studded new drama Years And Years.

At the beginning of March crew descended on the town centre to film in Le Mans Crescent at the entrance to Bolton Town Hall and also in the cafe Odessa in Exchange Square.

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The future looks chaotic and unsettling in the new six-part BBC series, which follows one family attempting to survive the future as Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances.

As the Lyons family’s complex lives converge on one crucial night in 2019, the programme will follow them over the next 15 years with the twists and turns of their everyday life.

Alongside Dame Emma, the series also stars Russell Tovey, Rory Kinnear, Jessica Hynes, T’Nia Miller, Ruth Madeley and Anne Reid.

Dame Emma plays Vivienne Rook, a celebrity-turned-politician, in the series, whose controversial opinions divide the nation.

Years And Years will air in May.