BBC One Sets Premiere Date For ‘The Escape Artist’

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BBC One’s new three-part drama The Escape Artist, which stars David Tennant (Doctor Who), will premiere on Tuesday October 29th at 9pm, it has been announced.

Written by Spooks scribe David Wolstencroft, The Escape Artist is a three-part serial which revolves around Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm who specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he has never lost a case. But when his talents acquit the notorious prime suspect in an horrific murder trial, that brilliance comes back to bite him with unexpected and chilling results, not to mention a shocking twist in the tale. The drama is produced by Endor Productions and stars  David Tennant (Doctor Who), Toby Kebbell (Black Mirror), Ashley Jensen (Ugly Betty) and Sophie Okonedo (Sinbad). The three-parter was directed by Mayday helmer Brian Welsh.

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