Premiere Date Set For New Crime Thriller In The Dark

In The Dark, a new four-part drama starring MyAnna Buring (Ripper Street) as a strong-willed detective, will premiere Tuesday 11th July at 9pm on BBC One. It is written by Danny Brocklehurst (Ordinary Lies) based on the books of Mark Billingham,

The series follows detective Helen Weeks (MyAnna Buring) as she is drawn into the two most testing and personal cases of her career – just as she begins her journey towards motherhood.

When the husband of an estranged school friend is accused of abduction, Helen must return to her home town and confront her painful past. Meanwhile, a brutal tragedy drags her into Manchester’s dark criminal underbelly, and forces Helen to question even her closest relationships.

The cast also includes Ben Batt (Shameless) as DS Paul Hopwood, along with David Leon, Ashley Walters, Matt King, Clive Wood, Emma Fryer, Jamie Sives, Fisayo Akinade, Tim McInnerny, Pearce Quigley, Georgia Moffett, Sinead Matthews and Jessica Gunning.

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