Theatre, Film and TV  |  Oct 14, 2021

Crime Thriller The Long Call airs on ITV this October

Written by Kelly Jones and adapted from the Ann Cleeves novel of the same name, the new crime thriller The Long Call premiers on ITV1 this October.

The Long Call follows DI Matthew Venn as he and his husband move to North Devon. Venn soon finds himself investigating a murder within the small religious community that rejected him years before.

Kelly Jones' other recent credits include the acclaimed ITV drama Des, and the BBC One crime thriller Baptiste. Kelly has also written on The Spanish PrincessCall The Midwife, and Our Girl, and was previously a core writer on Casualty.

The first episode of The Long Call airs on ITV1 at 9pm on Monday 25th October. The series will play out across four consecutive nights, concluding on Thursday 28th. Each episode will be available on ITV Hub and BritBox after their initial broadcast.