ITV have today released promotional pictures for new drama Unforgotten. starring Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar.
Unforgotten, written and created by Chris Lang (Undeniable, A Mother’s Son, Torn), focuses on a ‘cold’ murder case of 39 years ago, when the bones of a young man are found beneath the footings of a demolished house. An investigation begins that will unravel the lives of four people who have been waiting for this moment for nearly forty years, as they discover that the past can’t, and won’t, stay buried for ever.
Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar take the lead roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DS Sunil ‘Sunny’ Khan, the modern day police team who gradually unravel deep-rooted and long-forgotten secrets, which will have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the lives of four potential suspects – Father Robert Greaves (Bernard Hill), Sir ‘Frank’ Philip Cross (Trevor Eve), Lizzie Wilton (Ruth Sheen), and Eric Slater (Tom Courtenay). The slow revelation of these secrets as Cassie and Sunny hunt for the killer will alter the dynamic of the families and their loved ones forever. The second episode of the series is set to air Thursday the 15th of October from 9:00pm to 10:00pm. Below is a clip from the episode, the promotional pictures from the episode and the episode synopsis for the episode:
Having identified the body in the cellar as Jimmy Sullivan the search for his murderer begins, Cassie and Sunny investigate, starting with identifying the names featured in Jimmy’s diary.
Cassie travels to Liverpool to see Maureen, Jimmy’s mother to get a sense of who Jimmy was, she is met by a woman who is in fact relived that she might finally find out what happened to her son 39 years after he went missing.
‘Frankie C’ is identified as Sir Phillip Cross, the governments recently appointed entrepreneurial czar who denies ever having met Jimmy. ‘Beth’ is identified as Lizzie Wilton, living in Croydon and married to Ray, a second-generation Jamaican man, Lizzie also denies knowing Jimmy but is clearly a very different woman from who she was in the 70s before her marriage.
‘Father Rob’ is Robert Greaves who at the time of Jimmy’s death was working in the local church to Arlingham House. And ‘Mr. Slater’ is Eric Slater, a wheelchair bound, retired bookkeeper living with his wife Claire in Cambridgeshire.
With thanks to ITV Media.