The first pictures from the return of hit BBC drama Vigil have been released.
In a brand-new investigation, Amy Silva (Suranne Jones) and Kirsten Longacre (Rose Leslie) look to the skies as they enter the secret world of drone warfare to catch a killer. Made by World Productions (Line of Duty, Showtrial, Save Me, Bodyguard), the six-part series will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer later this year.
Following multiple deaths at a Scottish weapons test, Silva and Longacre are tasked with finding out the cause. Entering the closed ranks of the air force in Scotland and the Middle East, the pair face the deadly warfare of tomorrow as they fight for their own uncertain future.
As previously announced, Vigil series two also stars Gary Lewis (His Dark Materials, Granite Harbour) who returns as DSU Robertson, alongside new cast members Romola Garai (Becoming Elizabeth, The Hour), Dougray Scott (Crime, Enigma), Amir El-Masry (SAS Rogue Heroes, Limbo), David Elliot (The Liberator, Bulletproof), Chris Jenks (Sex Education, Karen Pirie), Tommy Sim’aan (The Midwich Cuckoos, Doctors), Oscar Salem (House of the Dragon, Des),Jonathan Ajayi (Noughts + Crosses) and Hiba Medina in her first major TV role.
The first series of Vigil was the UK’s most-watched new drama launch since Bodyguard in 2018, attracting over 13 million viewers. Series one won the International Emmy and secured a BAFTA nomination for Best Drama Series.
Vigil (6×60’) series two is made by World Productions, an ITV Studios company, for the BBC. It is written and created by Tom Edge, with episodes by Maryam Hamidi, James Smythe and Ryan O’Sullivan and Matilda Wnek. Series two was directed by Andy De Emmony (The Nest, The Last Kingdom) and Josh Agnew (Deep State, Outlander). The producer is Marcus Wilson (Doctor Who, Luther) and associate producer is George Aza-Selinger. Executive producers are Simon Heath and Jake Lushington for World Productions, Gaynor Holmes for the BBC, and Tom Edge. International distribution is handled by ITV Studios.
The drama series was filmed in Scotland and Morocco and will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer later this year. Vigil series one is available to stream on BBC iPlayer.Source: BBC
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