New six-part series created and written by Lucy Gannon for BBC One


Date: 26.04.2013     Last updated: 25.03.2014 at 13.21
Category: BBC One; Drama
Frankie is a new six-part series created and written by Lucy Gannon (The Best Of Men, Soldier Soldier) and produced by BBC Drama Production for BBC One.

This heart-warming, funny and ultimately life-affirming series is set in the challenging and complex world of district nursing.

Eve Myles plays the title role and is joined by Dean Lennox Kelly (Shameless, Married Single Other) as Frankie’s long term boyfriend Ian, and Derek Riddell (Five Days, Garrow’s Law), as her confidante and team member Andy.

Additional cast includes Jemma Redgrave (Unforgiven, Bramwell), Julia Ford (New Tricks, Shameless), Leila Mimmack (Inside Men, Mayday) and Carla Henry (New Street Law, Mysterious Creatures).

The BBC executive producer is Hilary Salmon (Inside Men, Silk, Five Days), and the BBC producer is Erika Hossington (Casualty, Land Girls). Frankie (episodes 1 and 2) are directed by Mark Everest (Law & Order: UK, Primeval).

Frankie was commissioned by Danny Cohen, Controller, BBC One and Ben Stephenson, Controller, BBC Drama Commissioning.