Ann Skelly stars in this adaptation of the Irish novel set over the course of a single day \u2013 that isn\u2019t Ulysses. Skelly plays Beth Winters, a woman celebrating her 23rd birthday in Fermanagh, 1885. However, she is spending her time with her often drunken stepfather Billy (Matthew Rhys). Then Beth catches a glimpse of one her family\u2019s tenant farmers, Liam Ward (Jamie Dornan), and begins to fall for him. Death and Nightingales is on BBC Two at 21.00.