Peacock’s Submarine Thriller, Vigil, Teases Murder in New Trailer


Police procedurals are among the most typical reveals on TV. Nonetheless, the primary trailer for Peacock‘s Vigil navigates new floor by organising an intriguing homicide at sea — in a nuclear submarine. And the implications of this dying might result in even graver crimes.

Vigil debuted on BBC One earlier this 12 months, and all of it spins out of the dying of Chief Petty Officer Craig Burke (Martin Compston). Whereas Craig’s dying is initially dominated a drug overdose, the next investigation leads detective Chief Inspector Amy Silva (Suranne Jones) to conclude that he was murdered. However who among the many crew might have killed Craig? And why did they need him lifeless?

Recreation of Thrones veteran Rose Leslie co-stars in Vigil as Kirsten Longacre, a detective sergeant who’s partnered up with Amy for this case. Whereas Amy handles the investigation aboard the HMS Vigil itself, Kirsten chases leads onshore in Scotland. Their findings will trigger some friction between the Scottish police and the Royal Navy, which needs to guard its secrets and techniques. However maybe extra disturbingly, the specter of battle hangs over the investigation.

Paterson Joseph co-stars as Cmdr. Neil Newsome, the Captain of HMS Vigil. Among the officers underneath Newsome’s command embrace Shaun Evans as Warrant Officer Class One Elliot Glover, Adam James as Lt. Cmdr. Mark Prentice, Dan Li as Lt. Cmdr. Hennessy, Lorne MacFadyen as Chief Petty Officer Matthew Doward, Connor Swindells as Lt. Simon Hadlow, Lois Chimimba as Chief Petty Officer Tara Kierly, Daniel Portman as Chief Petty Officer Gary Walsh, and Anjli Mohindra as Surgeon Lieutenant Tiffany Docherty. One other Recreation of Thrones actor, Stephen Dillane, seems because the Head of the Royal Navy Submarine Service, Rear Adm. Shaw.

Gary Lewis additionally stars within the sequence as Detective Superintendent Colin Robertson, with Lauren Lyle as Jade Antoniak, Therese Bradley as Laura Michaels, Parth Thakerar as Jay Kohli, Lolita Chakrabarti as Lt. Cmdr. Erin Branning, Orla Russell as Poppy, and Reuben Joseph as DS Porter.

Vigil was created and written by Tom Edge, however the authentic thought was conceived by George Aza-Selinger. The six episodes of Vigil will make their American premiere on Peacock on Thursday, December 23.