ITV lines up its big new drama, Next Of Kin, for January

If you’re looking for something to keep you company in the cold January evenings, then ITV reckons it might have you covered. It’s put together a new drama by the name of Next Of Kin, billed as a “gripping contemporary family thriller”.

It’s penned by Natasha Narayan and Paul Rutman, and stars Archie Panjabi and Jack Davenport.

The synopsis for the show reads:

Whip-smart GP Mona Shirani lives a charmed life at the heart of a loving family living in London. But she is left grief-stricken when her much-loved brother is brutally murdered whilst working for a medical charity overseas. As the death brings buried family secrets to light, Mona is drawn deep into a tangle of betrayal, conspiracy and murder. One way or another, she must find a way of protecting herself, her family and her career as they are all put at risk…

Next Of Kin runs for six episodes, and will premiere on ITV on Monday January 8th, at 9pm.