The Tower

Second series of The Tower starring Gemma Whelan commissioned by ITV

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Based on Kate London’s second novel and adapted by Patrick Harbinson, The Tower: Death Message will see Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones) reprise her role as PC Lizzie Adama, alongside Emmett J Scanlan (Kin) as DI Kieran Shaw, Jimmy Akingbola (Bel-Air) as DC Steve Bradshaw, and Tahirah Sharif (The Haunting of Bly Manor) as DS Sarah Collins.

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.