A quartet of top British television arrives on DVD this week – it really is an exciting time to be a fan of big drama!
Trigger Point: Season One
Line of Duty favourite Vicky McClure stars alongside Adrian Lester in this nail-bitingly tense thriller. For London’s bomb disposal experts, no day is ever the same as they risk their lives protecting the city from harm.
Vigil: Season One
A high-stakes conspiracy threatening the heart of Britain’s nuclear deterrent unravels when two seemingly unrelated events – the disappearance of a fishing trawler and a death aboard a nuclear submarine – bring the police into direct conflict with the Navy and British security services, DCI Amy Silva (Suranne Jones) is tasked with heading an investigation both on land and at sea.
Follow Chris (Martin Freeman, Sherlock), a crisis-stricken, morally compromised, unconventional urgent response officer tackling a series of night shifts on the beat. While trying to keep his head above water both personally and professionally, Chris is forced to take on a new rookie partner Rachel (Adelayo Adedayo, The Capture). Both soon discover that survival in this high pressure, relentless, night-time world will depend on them either helping or destroying each other.
The North Water
1859, Patrick Sumner (Jack O’Connell, Skins) joins The Volunteer as a ship’s surgeon, hoping to lose himself in the tough physicality of an Arctic whaling trip. But the ferocity of the elements is matched by the violence of his crew mates, with Henry Drax (Colin Farrell), a harpooner, a distinctly brutal force of nature. As the true purpose of the expedition becomes clear, confrontation between the two men erupts taking them on a journey far from solid ground and way beyond the safe moorings of civilisation.