Hugh Quarshie

Steve Coogan, Sharlene Whyte and Hugh Quarshie to star in sequel to The Murder of Stephen Lawrence

Whyte will play Doreen Lawrence alongside Hugh Quarshie who will reprise his role as Neville Lawrence, while Steve Coogan will lead the investigation into the murder of Stephen as DCI Clive Driscoll.

Alrick Riley will direct the series written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Joe Cottrell Boyce, while Paul Greengrass, who wrote and directed the original in 1999, will serve as an Executive Producer.

Riley said: “The case of Stephen Lawrence is a testament to the fortitude, persistence and determination of the Lawrence family.