ITV Sets Premiere Date For ‘Thirteen Steps Down’

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ITV’s latest original drama, Thirteen Steps Down, will premiere on Monday August 13th at 9pm, it has been announced.

Based on the novel by Ruth Rendell and adapted by Adrian Hodges, Thirteen Steps Down stars Luke Treadaway, Geraldine James, Elarica Gallacher, Anna Calder-Marshall & Gemma Jones and follows Mix Cellini, a young man with a disturbed past. Brought up by his mother, Mix was almost killed by his drunken step-father when, aged 6, he was accused of attempting to kill his little sister with a ketchup bottle. Now aged 29, the attractive Mix has two compelling obsessions: infamous serial killer Reginald Christie of 10 Rillington Place and supermodel Nerissa Nas. Mix manages to tread a dangerous line between reality and fantasy but when part-time girlfriend Danila Kovic criticises Nerissa he becomes enraged, unleashing a long pent-up violence from within. With better luck and different circumstances Mix’s life may well have taken a more positive turn. Instead one heinous act compounds upon another and reality blends with fantasy, until Mix’s obsessions collide and his world implodes.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.