BBC One’s new cop drama series Cuffs – which has the distinction of being the first drama commissioned for the 8pm time-slot in close to a decade – will premiere on Wednesday October 28th at 8pm, it has been announced.
Created by Prisoners’ Wives scribe Julie Gearey, Cuffs is described as a “fast-paced and adrenalin-fuelled cop show” which is both a character-led drama and a police procedural, It is set in Brighton and aims to explore the rollercoaster of being a police officer in the UK by examining the relationships between the officers and detectives and the impact that this job has on their personal lives.
The drama series is produced by Tiger Aspect Productions and stars Ashley Walters (Truckers). Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Shaun Dooley (The Game) Peter Sullivan (The Borgias), Paul Ready (Ripper Street), Eleanor Matsuura (Vexed), Alex Carter (Hollyoaks) and newcomer Jacob Ifan. The executive producers are Julie Gearey, Tiger Aspect’s Head of Drama Will Gould and the BBC’s Poly Hill.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.