Acceptable Risk is an RTÉ One drama and is a contemporary six-part thriller played out in Dublin and Montreal. This original stand alone serial is written by Emmy Award winner Ron Hutchinson (Traffic) and is directed by Kenny Glenaan (Charlie).

Principal cast of Acceptable Risk includes Elaine Cassidy (No Offence), Angeline Ball (The Commitments), Morten Suurballe (The Vikings) and Lisa Dwyer Hogg (The Fall).
Acceptable Risk is produced for RTÉ by Siobhán Bourke and Kathryn Lennon of Saffron Pictures (Whistleblower) and James Mitchell of Soho Moon Pictures (Croupier) with funding from the Broadcast Authority of Ireland. The drama is a co-production with Canadian producer Facet4 and is co-financed by international distributors DCD Rights and Acorn Media Enterprises.