Intruder is an upcoming Channel 5 thriller starring The Virtues actresses Helen Behan and Elaine Cassidy of A Discovery of Witches.
The four-part series, which also stars former Coronation Street star Sally Lindsay, revolves around a “terrible decision” that prompts a wealthy couple to commit “increasingly dark deeds.”
Who is in the cast of Intruder, what is it about and when will it be on TV? Read on to find out more.
What is Channel 5 drama Intruder about?
In Intruder, wealthy married couple Rebecca and Sam watch their lives fall apart after making a “terrible” mistake when two teenagers break into their luxurious seaside home.
Sebastian Cardwell, Associate Program Director of Channel 5 at ViacomCBS Networks UK, said the program “demonstrated [Channel 5’s] Continuing the ambition to partner with talented indies like Clapperboard to deliver punchy prime-time drama. “
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Gareth Tunley writes and directs the series. He previously wrote an episode of the True Horror series and wrote and directed the 2016 film The Ghoul.
Mike Benson, Executive Producer at Intruder and General Manager of production company Clapperboard, commented, “Channel 5 really supported Chalkboard with Cold Call and we’re excited to be working with them again in our first drama as Clapperboard.
“Intruder is a story about a terrible decision by a married bourgeois couple that leads them into increasingly dark deeds and endangers all that they are supposed to stand for – prepare for a tumultuous ride!”
Who is in the cast of Intruder?
Actress Elaine Cassidy will play Rebecca while Tom Meeten will play the role of Sam.
Elaine appeared in the 2001 supernatural thriller The Others alongside Hollywood star Nicole Kidman. More recently, she played Dinah Kowalska on the Channel 4 series No Offense. She was also Louisa de Clermont in A Witches’ Discovery and Gabrielle Deschain in The Dark Tower.
Intruder is a story about a terrible decision by a married middle-class couple that leads them into increasingly dark deeds.
Tom, meanwhile, has been on the TV shows Motherland and Worzel Gummidge.
Adam Richardson and Sonny Poon Tip play the two teenagers who break into their house, Tommy and Syed.
Other cast members include Helen Behan (plays a character named Angela), Jerry Iwu (Officer Konadu), and Paul Tylak (Ben).
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Former Corrie actress Sally Lindsay is also involved with Intruder as Family Liaison Officer Bailey.
Last year it was reported that Birds of a Feather actress Pauline Quirke played the Family Liaison Officer, but IMDB now lists Sally in the role.
Intruder Release Date: When Is It On TV?
There is no official release date for Intruder yet.
Filming is already in progress in Dublin, Ireland, according to IMDB.
The program is slated to air later this year.
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