BBC has announce a Vigil Bank Holiday release and we’ll be getting two episodes as well
We’ve been looking forward to seeing new Suranne Jones and Shaun Evans drama Vigil for some time, and now the BBC has revealed it will be coming this August Bank Holiday, and there will be two episodes.
Episode one will premiere on BBC One and BBC iPlayer at 9pm on Sunday 29 August, with episode two at 9pm on the Bank Holiday Monday, 30 August. Vigil will then continue each Sunday night, with new episodes premiering weekly on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. Alongside the announcement, several new images have been released including the one at the top of this article.
The six-part drama from World Productions (Line Of Duty, The Pembrokeshire Murders, Save Me, Bodyguard) stars Suranne Jones, Rose Leslie, Shaun Evans, Martin Compston and Paterson Joseph.
When a crew member is found dead on board the Trident nuclear submarine HMS Vigil, police in Scotland are called in to investigate. The catch? The UK’s nuclear deterrent must remain unbroken, so the submarine stays on patrol and Detective Chief Inspector Amy Silva (Suranne Jones) must go aboard to begin an investigation. Although the death was written off as an accidental overdose, Amy suspects foul play. But when the crew close ranks in the face of Amy’s questioning, a new threat overshadows her inquiry…
You can read more about the Vigil Bank Holiday dates and see the rest of the new images in the BBC announcement.