BFI & Radio Times Television Festival presents: TV Preview: Vigil
+ Q&A with cast and creatives (TBA)
From the producers of Line of Duty comes a conspiracy thriller that goes to the heart of Britain’s national security.
BBC-World Productions 2021
Dir James Strong
With Suranne Jones, Rose Leslie, Shaun Evans, Martin Compston
Episode 1 60min
From the producers of Line of Duty comes this high-octane thriller, written and created by BAFTA-nominated writer Tom Edge. The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board the submarine HMS Vigil bring the police into conflict with the navy and British security services. DCI Amy Silva (Jones) and DS Kirsten Longacre (Leslie) lead an investigation on land and at sea, and delve into a conspiracy that goes to the very heart of Britain’s national security.