ITV shares first look at Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester in 'Trigger Point'

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Trigger Point, starring Vicky McLure turns the spotlight on counter terrorism policing and the work of the Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad. (ITV)
'Trigger Point' turns the spotlight on counter terrorism policing and the Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad. (ITV)

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.

Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester play bomb disposal operatives known as ‘Expos’ in ITV’s six-part thriller series Trigger Point (ITV)
Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester play bomb disposal operatives in 'Trigger Point'. (ITV)

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.

Vicky McClure stars as a bomb disposal expert in Trigger Point (ITV)
Vicky McClure is best known for 'Line Of Duty'. (ITV)

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”.

Adrian Lester stars in Trigger Point (ITV)
Adrian Lester is one of the stars of 'Trigger Point'. (ITV)

“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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