Tin Star: Liverpool – Sky Atlantic/Kudos TV
Tim Roth crime drama Tin Star, produced by Kudos TV (Utopia, Broadchurch, Humans, Life On Mars) swapped the Canadian Rockies for the River Mersey for an explosive third and final series of Sky Atlantic’s critically acclaimed drama, with an improved title; Tin Star: Liverpool.
Kudos & Gaumont UK began filming in Liverpool in July 2019, with Tim Roth, Genevieve O’Reilly and Abigail Lawrie returning as the Worth family, along with some new Liverpudlian faces joining the cast.
The third installment of 6 episodes (6 x 60’) is expected to arrive on Sky Atlantic in November 2020.
Watch the first look trailer of Tin Star: Liverpool below!
***SPOILER WARNING FOR SERIES 1 & 2***
Liverpool’s leading role
Angela and Jack hold a secret, which if exposed, will blow the city apart.
Thousands of miles away from the Rocky vista of Canadian town, Little Big Bear, Jack, Angela and Anna return to the UK twenty years after leaving to confront the sinister truth they ran from. The secrets they hold threaten a group of dangerous criminals who are still operating in the city of Liverpool.
Creator Rowan Joffe (Before I Go to Sleep) promised “to deliver our best season yet.”
Executive Producer for Tin Star, Alison Jackson said: “Filming in Liverpool has been a fantastic experience, the location has been pivotal for our characters who return to face their troubled past in an all-new and surprising environment for the viewer.
Liverpool City Region provided us with a wealth of cinematic locations, and the support we received from Liverpool Film Office and the people of this city has been instrumental in creating our explosive third series.”
After series 2 ending with Jack telling Angela: “I’ll see you in the pub.” – We can’t wait to see which one of Liverpool’s finest they will reunite in!
New cast members
Leading the dangerous gang is Merseyside’s most successful crime boss Michael Ryan (Ian Hart). Michael is a fearless, resourceful and clever businessman generating major redevelopment in the city. Firmly rooted in the underworld, he can also smell the law through concrete walls.
Tanya Moodie stars as Catherine McKenzie who was Jack’s handler twenty years ago when he was undercover for the Met assigned to infiltrate organized crime in Liverpool. Catherine is now the Chief Constable of Greater Merseyside Police.
Kerrie Hayes plays D.I Sarah Lunt who is a local girl done good. A highly trained officer who looks up to Catherine and is an asset to any police force.
Joanne Whalley plays Mary, part police informant, part community activist. Mary is a charismatic woman who is a trusted friend of Jack’s. Twenty years ago, Jack entrapped Mary by playing her at her own game and obliging her to turn informer for an undercover operation he was running, developing into an invaluable friendship.
Jack, Angela and Anna will stop at nothing to defeat their common enemy.
The latest series of Tin Star will be a genre bending cocktail of action, suspense, thrills, spills and pitch-black comedy gelled together with the love and affection of a family growing together and trying to get by…
When is Tin Star: Liverpool on TV?
Tin Star: Liverpool is expected to air in November 2020.
Tin Star series 1 & 2 are currently available to watch on demand on Sky and streaming service NOW TV.
Tin Star is streamed on Amazon Prime in the US.
Cameron Roach, Director of Drama at Sky, said: “We’re thrilled to be filming this final chapter of Tin Star in Liverpool. The impassioned performances from Tim Roth, Genevieve O’Reilly and Abigail Lawrie combined with the exciting casting of Merseyside’s own Ian Hart alongside Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes will bring to life the most intriguing and suspenseful series yet.”
Liverpool Film Office Head, Lynn Saunders, said: “We’re delighted the Sky Atlantic hit is here to film. Liverpool will provide an incredible backdrop and will be a key to the storyline. The versatility of the city region means that when many big-name productions head here, it can double as another location – so it’s great that viewers will be able to enjoy Liverpool City Region in all its glory.”