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Stanley Tucci Is Next Level In The BBC's Inside Man Trailer

Lydia West and David Tennant also star in the mysterious new crime drama.

by Sam Ramsden and Sophie McEvoy
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Stanley Tucci in 'Inside Man'

The autumn slate of British television is almost upon us, and the forthcoming BBC drama Inside Man has got everyone talking. Steven Moffat’s four-part series follows the story of a prisoner on death row in the U.S., a Vicar in a quiet English town, and a math teacher trapped in a cellar, who wind up crossing paths in the most unexpected way. Starring Stanley Tucci, David Tennant, Lydia West, and Dolly Wells, the four-part series is bound to capture your attention. Find out everything there is to know about Inside Man, below.

Inside Man Cast

The cast of Inside Man is led by David Tennant (Doctor Who, Des), Dolly Wells (The Pursuit Of Love), Lydia West (It’s A Sin), and Stanley Tucci (Feud, The Devil Wears Prada).

They are joined in the show’s cast by Lyndsey Marshal (Dracula), Atkins Estimond (Hightown), Mark Quarterly (Cursed), Tilly Vosburgh (Maigret), Louis Oliver (Midnight Mass), Kate Dickie (The Witch), and Dylan Baker (Hunters).

In a casting announcement for the show, the BAFTA and Emmy award-winning writer Moffat, and the Executive Producer for Hartswood Films, Sue Vertue, praised its ensemble cast. “This is the best ensemble we’ve ever had the chance to work with. It’s a rare privilege to see scripts come to life as beautifully as this,” the pair said in a statement.

Meanwhile, the Commissioning Editor of BBC Drama, Ben Irving, said show writer Moffat had “created another brilliantly original and darkly playful series in Inside Man.” He added, “It’s no surprise that it has attracted such an extraordinary cast. This will be a must-watch when it lands on BBC One and iPlayer next year.”

David Tennant and Lydia West star in the upcoming crime dramaBBC

Inside Man Plot

The BBC drama is described as a “captivating four-part mini-series” that revolves around three people from completely different walks of life who cross paths unexpectedly.

Although plot details for the thriller are quite scarce, Moffat teased that this “whodunnit” is “more like a ‘who will do it’ … or possibly a ‘you done it.’ Its central idea is anyone can be a murderer. And it won’t be the one you expect,” as he told RadioTimes in April this year. David Tennant added on Sept. 7 that “it’s not really like anything else I’ve seen, and yet it’s very recognisably Steven [Moffat].”

Inside Man Trailer

The first official trailer for Inside Man was released on Sept. 20, giving viewers a first glimpse of the mysterious new series.

Inside Man Release Date

Per Radio Times, Inside Man is scheduled to begin on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on Monday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m, with the second episode airing the following day at the same time. Outside the UK, the series will be available to stream on Netflix.

Inside Man begins on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on Monday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m

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