When does Dark Heart start on ITV, who is in the cast with Tom Riley and what’s it about?


REVENGE, violence and intrigue abound in ITV’s latest crime drama.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new series of Dark Heart…

DI Wagstaffe returns in the new series of Dark Heart
DI Wagstaffe returns in the new series of Dark Heart

When does Dark Heart start on ITV?

An exact date has not been confirmed for when Dark Heart will be broadcast on ITV, however, it is set to be October 2018.

The new series was commissioned last December and it was filmed over the summer.

The pilot which aired in 2016 will form the first episodes of the new six-part series.

Viewers will be able to catch up on missed episodes online with the ITV Hub.

Who’s in the cast of Dark Heart?

Dark Heart will star British actor Tom Riley in the lead role.

Tom has previously appeared as Romeo in St.Trinians 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold

He will be joined by Peaky Blinders’ Charlotte Riley, Miranda Raison (Spotless) and Anjli Mohindra (Bancroft).

Guest cast members include Claire Goose (Unforgotten), Alex Carter (Cuffs), and Paul Kaye (Game Of Thrones).

What’s Dark Heart about?

Dark Heart is set in London and follows Detective Inspector Will Wagstaffe.

The police officer is haunted by the murder of his parents which took place when he was 16.

The series is based on the novels by Adam Creed and sees Will solving crimes whilst tackling his own demons.

Dark Heart has been penned by acclaimed screenwriter Chris Lang whose work includes dramas Unforgotten and Torn.


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