Christopher Eccleston in ITV’s ‘Safe House’ trailer

ITV has released the trailer for Safe House, a new thriller set in the Lake District, from the makers of Foyle’s War.

Inspired by a real couple, the four-part drama series tells the story of a married couple: Robert (Christopher Eccleston) a former detective and Katy (Marsha Thomason) a teacher who are asked by close friend and police officer Mark (Paterson Joseph), to turn their remote Guest House into a Safe House.

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The cast also includes Jason Merrells (Waterloo Road), Nicola Stephenson (Holby City), and Peter Ferdinando (A Field in England).

Safe House begins at 9pm on Monday 20 April on ITV.

Watch the trailer…

The official synopsis reads: “Their first ‘guests’ at the Safe House are a family in fear of their lives after they are violently attacked by someone who claims to know them. For Robert protecting the family resurrects fears and anxieties bound up in a terrifying night eighteen months ago – where he was protecting a star witness who was about to testify against her gangland husband. Unexpectedly, he was shot, and she was killed. As a consequence of running the Safe House, Robert re-questions this incident and uncovers a web of lies.”

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