Gemma Whelan

Gemma Whelan to lead ITV thriller The Tower

Homeland writer and executive producer, Patrick Harbinson, has adapted The Tower from Post Mortem, the first novel of former Met Police Officer Kate London’s Metropolitan series. Jim Loach (Save Me Too) will direct.

When a veteran copper and a teenage girl fall to their deaths from a tower block in south-east London, rookie officer Lizzie Griffiths and a five-year-old boy are left alive on the roof.