Channel 4’s prison drama begins filming at the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow. This series the cast will be joined by Lee Ingleby (The A Word, The Serpent Queen) as Morgan, a new prisoner with a hidden agenda.
The team of embattled prison officers played by Nina Sosanya, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Faraz Ayub, Stephen Wight, Ron Donachie, and Laura Checkley will all be returning. Ben Tavassoli will also reprise his role as Louis Costa.
Other new faces on the wing include Barnaby Kay (Wallander, The Five) playing the new Governor; Leo Gregory (Green Street, Out of Control) playing prisoner Reeks and David Judge (Romeo and Juliet, Prey) playing prisoner Hemmings.
Gemma Boswell, Channel 4 Commissioning Editor says: “We’re excited to be back in Glasgow to start filming Series 2 of Screw and to welcome Lee Ingleby who is a fantastic addition to our brilliant cast. Series 2 promises even more drama, intrigue and humour on C Wing and we can’t wait to get started.”
Sarah Brown, Creative Director of Drama at STV Studios, added: “It’s fantastic to be back on set with our brilliant team and cast on Screw. Writer and Creator Rob Williams’ incredible scripts promise even more danger and high-stakes drama for our team of officers...
"...and we are thrilled to welcome back our stellar cast and introduce some brilliant new faces to the show, including the wonderful Lee Ingleby”.
Screw is an STV Studios production for Channel 4, commissioned by Caroline Hollick, Channel 4 Head of Drama and Gemma Boswell, Channel 4 Commissioning Editor.