The Good Ship Murder starts filming for C5

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Shayne WardChannel 5 drama The Good Ship Murder (w/t), starring Shayne Ward and Catherine Tyldesley, is now in production


The murder mystery is set aboard a luxury cruise liner as it tours Mediterranean hotspots.

Ward plays ex-detective-turned-cabaret singer Jack Grayling who is faced with a series of murders on board. Tyldesley plays First Officer Kate Woods, who joins forces with Grayling to solve the wave of crime. 


Ward said: “I’m really excited to be taking on this exciting role in this brand-new drama. Allowing me to combine my two passions: music and acting. It really is a dream come true! Getting to work alongside my good friend Catherine again has been magical, and all while cruising around the Mediterranean …. heaven. I can’t wait for everyone to meet Jack Grayling and his unlikely team and get on board the Good Ship Murder”

Catherine Tyldesley Tyldesley added: “I’ve loved taking on the role of Kate and keeping Jack in his place at sea. Being reunited with Shayne on a Mediterranean cruise has been so much fun and this series has been a joy to make and I’m sure will be a joy to watch – who doesn’t love a cruise?”


The 8 x 60 is from Clapperboard in association with Fifth Season. Executive producers for Clapperboard are Mike Benson and Paul Mayhew Thompson, with producer Sandra MacIver. Mayhew Thompson also serves as lead writer. 


Images via C5. 


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