ITV shares first look at Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester in 'Trigger Point'
Vicky McClure is back in police uniform in the first look pictures from her new drama Trigger Point.
The star, 38, is best known for playing DI Kate Fleming in Jed Mercurio’s hit BBC drama Line Of Duty.
But she is taking a turn as a bomb disposal operative in the new ITV show, which is being produced by Mercurio’s HTM Television.
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The six-part series sees McClure and Adrian Lester play bomb disposal operatives, known as ‘Expos’, and focuses on counter terrorism policing and the work of the Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad.
The first look pictures show the pair in character as frontline officer Lana Washington and Joel Nutkins, who works alongside her.
The pair are both ex-military and grew close when they served together in Afghanistan.
According to ITV’s synopsis: “When a terrorist campaign threatens the capital over the summer, the Expos are at the forefront of urgent efforts to find out who is behind the bombings before fatalities escalate…”.
McClure said on Instagram that the crew of Trigger Point - which is currently in production - were “creating absolute gold”.
“We’re off to an explosive start!! Can’t wait to reveal more as we go along… we’ve got an incredible cast!!” she told her 638,000 followers on the site.
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In April, the star shared a picture of a script for the high-octane series and said that it was “great to be back in business” with Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio.
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