ITV’s two-part drama Murder On The Home Front will premiere on Thursday May 9th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Written by Davy Kane, Murder On The Home Front is set in the 1940′s during the London Blitz and tell the untold story of crime in London during the Second World War. As the Luftwaffe drop their bombs, below people are literally getting away with murder. Dr Lennox Collins, a pathologist new to murder cases, is paired with Molly Cooper, the very first female secretary to a pathologist. When together they discover a serial killer at large under cover of the Blitz, Lennoxhas his work cut out convincing his unsympathetic boss to have faith in his methods and theories. The novel approach of preserving a crime scene, treating every bit of physical evidence as the key to a break-through and not just relying on intuition, may help Lennox and Molly convince DI Freddie Wilkins that they are about to hang the wrong man. The two-part drama stars Patrick Kennedy (Boardwalk Empire), Tamzin Merchant (The Tudors), James Fleet (The Vicar of Dibley), Emerald Fennell (Any Human Heart) and David Sturzaker (Doctors).
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