If one thing ITV is quite popular with, its range of successful and authentic crime dramas. Shows such as Marcella, Unforgotten, Endeavour have garnered a lot of praise for the network. The same way another show has joined the lineup in the form of Tiger Aspect production’s “Viewpoint.” It is quite awaited show because of the lineup that is handling it. It includes some of the most prominent names in the entertainment industry. They are the Emmy award-winning director, Harry Bradbeer, providing the idea for the series. The writing duties, on the other hand, are being handled by Ed Whitmore, known for Safehouse and Manhunt. Thus, promising one hell of a thriller ride.
Viewpoint follows a claustrophobic story of a Detective working on a missing person case. This leads him to observe the community she lived in through a great panoramic location only to get to know the intriguing people that live there. But the question remains, is he the only one observing, or is someone else observing him too.
Viewpoint Release Date
ITV’s Viewpoint is releasing on 26 April at 9 PM on ITV. The show is a five-part mini-series which will conclude within a week. Starting off on Monday, the show will air a new episode in the evening on the same timeslot. It will conclude its run on Friday 30th April 2021. Once an episode finishes airing on ITV, it is made available to stream on ITV hub online. The episodes are not available to buy or rent as of now but will soon notify you once the show has finished airing.
ITV’s Viewpoint follows DC Martin King put up with a job of missing primary school teacher Gemma Hillman. To figure out the case, Martin sets up an observational post at Zoe Sterling, a single mother. Sterling’s house is built with the best window that commands a panoramic view of Westbury Square. So in order to observe the prime suspect in the case. As in Greg Sullivan, Gemma’s boyfriend, the place is considered the best option as it has a clear look into Gemma’s house.
According to ITV, the show takes place in a Manchester community. It explores the possibility of taking a peek into someone else’s lives. The network has described the show as a character-driven mystery accompanied by intimate emotions of friendship, trust, and community.
The production house of Tiger Aspect describes it as a claustrophobic thriller based around observations of people with them knowing it accordingly. So we are in for a claustrophobic battle along with some peek-a-boo thrills that will come along in the five-part miniseries by ITV. Furthermore, a developing relationship we might witness when our two pivotal characters Martin and Zoe, meet and find a home in each other. But what follows the case? There are a set of intriguing characters that make the story more complicated.
The Cast Of ITV’s Viewpoint
The cast members joining Viewpoint are some of the most intriguing names in the entertainment industry. Starting off with Noel Clarke (Kidulthood, Bulletproof) picking up the role of DCI Martin King. A surveillance officer returning to his duties after a tragic accident that sidelined him for two years. Alexandra Roach, known for her work n Utopia, Killing Eve, Black Mirror, also joins the show. Here, she is playing the role of Zoe Sterling. A single mother and Gemma’s friend. Kila Lord Cassidy joins the show as Zoe’s daughter Caitlin Sterling with Andrew Hawley as Zoe’s ex and Caithlin’s father, Tim Harris.
Now coming to the community of Westbury Square. Amy Wren joins the show playing the disappeared primary school teacher, Gemma Hillman. Fehniti Balogun joins in as Gemma’s boyfriend, Greg Sullivan, the prime suspect for Gemma’s disappearance. Dominic Allburn and Catherine Tyldesley join the cast as the intriguing and quite popular couple Carl and Kate Tuckman. Especially Kate being the gossip queen and social heart of the community. Hubert Hanowicz joins in as Carl’s Best friend Pavel Ludic, Andrew Hawley as Tim Harris, Karen Henthorn joins as Carl and Kate’s housekeeper Janice Baines along with Erin Shanagher as the lawyer Fiona Baker.
The team of DCI Martin King includes Bronagh Waugh as DC Stella Beckett, Sarah Niles as DCI Jill Conroy, Phil Davis as DI Liam Cox, Shannon Murray as DC Hayley Jones, Marcus Garvey as DC Roly Dalton, and Ian Puleston-Davies as an ex-DI Donald ‘Don’ Vernon.