HIDDEN Talent

BERTIE CARVEL stars in Hidden, the brand new, gripping four-part conspiracy thriller from Origin Pictures and BBC Northern Ireland. The show premieres tomorrow night, Thursday October 6th at 9pm on BBC1.

Directed by Niall MacCormick (Albatross, Wallander, The Long Walk To Finchley), the thriller is set across London and Paris at a time when Britain is in a state of political turmoil: there is rioting on the streets and the coalition government has collapsed. The drama centres on Harry Venn (played by Phil Glenister), a high street solicitor who is forced to delve back into his murky past. When a mysterious lawyer, Gina Hawkes (Thekla Reuten) turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client, he agrees to take on the job but becomes unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother twenty years ago. Harry quickly finds himself caught up in a much bigger and more complex conspiracy…

BERTIE CARVEL (left) stars across the four episodes as MP Alexander Wentworth, a rising star on the political scene with backing from influential circles. When Prime Minister Worsley gets into trouble, he smells blood and ruthlessly starts to position himself as his natural successor.

Don’t miss this excellent new show tomorrow night! You can watch the preview of Episode 1 on the BBC1 website, and here’s what the critics are saying:

A twisty, beautifully filmed tale
The Times

Leaves you in no doubt you will be back next week
The Observer

BBC’s complex and gripping new thriller
Daily Mail

An entertaining, classy affair
The Guardian

The cast also includes: David Suchet, Anna Chancellor, Mark Flitton, Thomas Craig, Richard Dormer and Steve Quirke.

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