Tucci and Tennant join Inside Man for Netflix/BBC One

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Stanley Tucci Stanley Tucci, David Tennant, Dolly Wells and Lydia West head the cast of BBC One and Netflix drama Inside Man, from Hartswood Films

Sherlock/Dracula/Doctor Who supremo Steven Moffat has written the four-parter, which will be directed by Paul McGuigan. Alex Mercer produces; Sue Vertue and Ben Irving executive produce. Filming will take place this summer. 

The mini-series follows a prisoner on death row in the US, a vicar in a quiet English town, and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar, as they cross paths in the most unexpected way…

Husband and wife team Moffat and Vertue commented: “We’re a bit stunned, and very excited, at the acting talent we’re managing to assemble for this show. Can’t wait to crawl out of our lockdown bunker and get to work.”

Piers Wenger, director of BBC drama, added: “BBC One viewers will already know the television magic created when Steven Moffat writes for David, Dolly and Lydia. With the fantastic Stanley Tucci alongside them as our Inside Man, everything is in place for a series that will have the nation gripped.”

Caroline Stone, director of independent drama at BBC Studios, remarked: “We are very excited to be working once again with Hartswood Films, the BBC and Netflix to bring another fantastic series from Steven Moffat to audiences around the world. Inside Man is set to be an unmissable drama with a hugely talented line-up both on and off screen.

"From the very successful partnerships we’ve had in the past with Netflix, we are optimistic it will be another hit globally.”

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