Sky1 Sets Premiere Date For Medical Thriller ‘Critical’

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Sky1’s new “high octane” real-time medical drama series Critical, which is being toplined by Line Of Duty‘s Lennie James, will premiere on Tuesday February 24th at 9pm, it has been announced.

From Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio and Hat Trick Productions Critical is set in a state-of-the-art Major Trauma Centre, a unit which treats only the most gravely ill or seriously injured. Each episode features a new and distinctive case told with thrilling intensity. Whether that patient lives or dies is determined by knife-edge decisions and procedures, but can the diverse team of medical professionals knit together and rise to the challenge?

The cast is led by Lennie James, who plays locum trauma consultant Glen Boyle. Catherine Walker (Strike Back), Claire Skinner (Outnumbered), Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat), Neve McIntosh (Doctor Who), Prasanna Puwanarajah (The Half Light), John MacMillan (Silk), Ellen Thomas (Rev), Mali Harries (The Indian Doctor), Paul Bazely (Casualty), Danny Kirrane (Trollied) Peter Sullivan (The Hour), Emma Fryer (Chickens, Phone Shop), Orion Lee (Skyfall) and Juliet Oldfield (Top Boy) also star.

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