Vigil

The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board a Trident nuclear submarine bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services.

Year: 2021

Director: Isabelle Sieb, James Strong

Exec Producers: Tom Edge, Jake Lushington, James Strong, Simon Heath, Gaynor Holmes

Line Producer: Donald MacKinnon

Writer: Tom Edge, Ed Macdonald, Chandni Lakhani

Cast: Suranne Jones, Rose Leslie, Martin Compston, Shaun Evans, Lorne MacFayden, Lolita Chakrabarti, Adam James, Reuben James

Commissioner: BBC One

Synopsis

The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board a Trident nuclear submarine bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services.

More information

Vigil is the first drama commission from World Productions’ (Line of Duty, Bodyguard, The Pembrokeshire Murders, Save Me) new Glasgow base. The six-part series is set and was filmed in Scotland in 2020.