Inside Man | Preview (BBC One)

The captivating four part mini-series follows a prisoner on death row in the US, a Vicar in a quiet English town, and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar, as they cross paths in the most unexpected way...



The star-studded cast is led by David Tennant (Des), Dolly Wells (The Pursuit Of Love) and Lydia West (It’s A Sin) alongside Stanley Tucci (Feud) in the title role of the Inside Man.


Further casting includes Lyndsey Marshal (Dracula), Atkins Estimond (Hightown), Mark Quarterly (Cursed), Tilly Vosburgh (Maigret), Louis Oliver (Midnight Mass), Kate Dickie (The Witch) and Dylan Baker (Hunters).



In the US, a prisoner on death row is seeking atonement as he faces execution. On a train in England, a journalist is looking for a story.


In a quiet little village, a vicar is picking up his son’s maths tutor from the station. All four are about to become entangled in a dilemma that could lead one of them to murder.


Steven Moffat, creator and writer, and Sue Vertue, Executive Producer for Hartswood Films say: “This is the best ensemble we’ve ever had the chance to work with. It’s a rare privilege to see scripts come to life as beautifully as this.”



Ben Irving, Commissioning Editor, BBC Drama, says: “Steven Moffat has created another brilliantly original and darkly playful series in Inside Man and it’s no surprise that it has attracted such an extraordinary cast. This will be a ‘must-watch’ when it lands on BBC One and iPlayer next year.”


Inside Man is a 4x60 drama for BBC One and Netflix. The series will premiere on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK and on Netflix outside of the UK and Ireland.