Trigger Point: release date of ITV series, who stars in cast with Vicky McClure, and what is the plot?

Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester star in this Line of Duty style thriller from Adrian Lester

<p>Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester in Trigger Point (Credit: ITV)</p>

Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester in Trigger Point (Credit: ITV)

It’s not long until Trigger Point airs on ITV, with the explosive thriller starting on Sunday 23 January.

The series, which stars Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester, looks set to be ITV’s answer to Line of Duty.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Trigger Point.

What is Trigger Point about?

Trigger Point is an explosive thriller about a group of bomb disposal experts, who live and work in a world where “death is always just a heartbeat away” – when a terror campaign threatens London, the “expos” are pushed past their limit, especially when they realise their squad seems to be being especially targeted.

The explosive thriller is 6 episodes long.

Who is in the cast of Trigger Point?

Vicky McClure stars as Lana Washington, a bomb disposal expert who previously served in Afghanistan. You’ll recognise McClure from Line of Duty first and foremost, but perhaps also other roles like Alex Rider and Shane Meadow’s This Is England.

Meanwhile, Adrian Lester plays Joel Nutkins, another bomb disposal expert who has a close bond with Washington. Lester is a prolific actor, and you might know him from Life, Hustle, or Trauma – or really any number of things.

Mark Stanley (Anne Boleyn), Warren Brown (Luther), and Kerry Godliman (After Life) also star.

The series was written by Daniel Brierley, and executive produced by Jed Mercurio (Line of Duty, Bodyguard).

Where can I watch the trailer for Trigger Point?

You can watch the trailer for Trigger Point right here, and see Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester in what looks to be a pretty high-octane thriller.

When is Trigger Point released?

Trigger Point will begin on ITV on Sunday 23 January at 9pm.

You’ll be able to watch Trigger Point on ITV and ITV Hub.

What do reviews of Trigger Point say?

In National World’s review, we praised Trigger Point for its carefully maintained sense of tension, and remarked on its willingness to go small as often as it goes big.

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