The BBC has released the first look at their brand upcoming drama ‘Trust Me’ starring new 13th Doctor Jodie Whittaker.

Whittaker (Broadchurch) plays Cath Hardacre; a hardworking and skilled nurse, who, having lost her job for whistleblowing, is forced to take drastic measures to provide for her daughter. Out of desperation, Cath seizes the opportunity to steal her best friend’s identity as a senior doctor and start a new life in Edinburgh. Burying herself deeper and deeper in the imposter persona, she realises she could get everything she ever wanted – but with her old life threatening to destroy her fragile creation, how far will she go to protect it?

JODIE WHITTAKER - (C) Red Productions - Photographer: Mark Mainz
JODIE WHITTAKER – (C) Red Productions – Photographer: Mark Mainz

Alongside Whittaker will be Emun Elliott (The Paradise, Threesome) who plays Dr Andy Brenner a senior doctor within the A&E department, Andy, who was born and raised in Edinburgh, is smart, witty and charming. Joining him is Sharon Small (Stonemouth, Mistresses) as Dr Brigitte Rayne – the consultant in charge of the department and Blake Harrison (Inbetweeners) as Karl, Cath’s ex-boyfriend and father of their daughter.

Other cast members include Nathan Walsh as investigative journalist Sam Kelly, Lois Chimimba as nurse Karen, Michael Abubakar as Dr Charlie McKee, and Cara Kelly, as Cath’s neighbour Mona.

This gripping new drama filmed in and around Edinburgh, Scotland is written by real doctor, Dan Sefton (Mr Selfridge). It is directed by John Alexander (Indian Summers) and Amy Neil (Call The Midwife) and produced by Emily Feller and executive produced by Nicola Shindler Executive Producer for RED Production Company and Gaynor Holmes for BBC Scotland.

‘Trust Me’ is made by Red Production Company through BBC Scotland and will be internationally distributed by Studiocanal.

No air date has been confirmed.

Source: BBC Media


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