Berry and Stephen Tompkinson return as undercover detectives in
a new series of In Deep for BBC ONE
Berry and Stephen Tompkinson are jumping head first back in at the
deep end in a new series of In Deep for BBC ONE, it was announced
today by Jane Tranter, BBC Controller of Drama Commissioning.
Young, Controller of BBC Continuing Drama Series, says: "Nick
and Stephen work brilliantly together as undercover detectives Liam
Ketman and Garth O'Hanlon.
Deep has been a big hit with viewers and I'm delighted that the
series is returning for its third outing in 2003."
(Nick Berry) life has been turned upside down since his wife's terrible
death at the end of Series 2.
the stable partner in the relationship, Liam has turned into a time
bomb, with only Garth's constant vigilance to stop him stepping
over the edge.
(Stephen Tompkinson), meanwhile, continues to lead a shadowy double
life, giving few personal details away and ruthlessly pursuing the
job in hand.
both he and Liam plunge deeper and deeper undercover taking more
and more risks to get results, Garth is finally forced to question
his values, his operating methods and what he holds most dear.
Allen also returns as Sophie, the police psychologist. Whilst trying
to ensure that the guys remain on the straight and narrow, she finds
herself being dragged further and further into their undercover
Level III detectives, Liam and Garth spend their lives behind enemy
lines, living a lie to there friends, their partners, and sometimes
with only each other to trust, and Liam reeling from the death of
his wife, the stakes are higher - and deeper - than ever before.
his two years as executive producer on EastEnders, John Yorke takes
over the reins from Mal Young as executive producer on In Deep,
as well as developing new drama series for BBC ONE and BBC TWO.
Yorke says: "Series
three is action-packed with Garth and Liam confronting armed robbers,
a bombing campaign and a corrupt government minister.
a huge change from the everyday life of EastEnders and Im
looking forward to the challenge."
Deep is written by Peter Jukes (episodes 1, 3 and 4) and Stephen
Brady (episode 2) and is currently filming in and around London
for transmission on BBC ONE early next year.
Valentine Production for BBC ONE, In Deep is produced by Steve Lanning
and the executive producer is John Yorke.