Rachael Stirling (The Bletchley Circle, Detectorists) and Angela Griffin (Ordinary Lies, Brief Encounters) have joined the cast of Rob Lowe’s new ITV drama, Wild Bill.
Also joining the drama are Tony Pitts (Peaky Blinders, Line Of Duty), rising star Bronwyn James (Harlots, The ABC Murders), Anjli Mohindra (Bodyguard, Dark Heart), Steffan Rhodri (A Very English Scandal, Apple Tree Yard), Divian Ladwa (Lion, Detectorists), Anthony Flanagan (Versailles, Humans) and Vicki Pepperdine (The Windsors, The Woman In White).
Rob Lowe’s character is Bill Hixon, who has been appointed Chief Constable of the East Lincolnshire Police Force.
Landing in Boston, Lincolnshire with teenage daughter Kelsey, he’s hoping they can flee their recent painful past. However, this unfamiliar, unimpressed community will force Bill to question everything about himself and leave him wondering if it’s Boston that needs Bill, or Bill that needs Boston?
The series has been created by David Griffiths (The Hunted, Collateral Damage), Kyle Killen (Halo, Awake) and Dudi Appleton and Jim Keeble (Silent Witness, Thorne: Sleepyhead & Scaredycat, Trial & Retribution), and will be written by Keeble and Appleton.
Lowe will act as an Executive Producer on the show which is being produced by 42 (Traitors, Ironbark, Watership Down), Anonymous Content (13 Reasons Why, Maniac, Mr. Robot) and ITV Studios label, Shiver.