Hayley Atwell stars in Chris Harrald’s thought provoking drama as neuroscientist and consciousness specialist Jo who has to deal with some difficult issues around the creation of new life. Coming to the end of an extensive research project on the measuring of consciousness the pressure is on for lead professor Jo and colleague Anwar to deliver, heightened by the never ending increase in expectations by their boss Professor Kalswell. Facing the contradictions and issues around the creation of new life, both human and artificial she is forced to face her past as well.