UKTV is persevering with its thrilling push into authentic programming with Traces, a brand new drama collection boasting a top-tier forged and artistic group, with scripts from Amelia Bullmore (Scott & Bailey) and an authentic story thought by best-selling crime author Val McDermid.
Traces is an emotionally-driven homicide thriller that focuses on three girls working collectively at the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science (SIFA) – right here’s all the things that you must find out about the six-parter.
How can I watch Traces? When is the air-date?
Traces will air on Alibi (Sky channels 132/826, Virgin 126/200, BT 312/382, TalkTalk 312) from Monday, ninth December at 9pm – and will even be accessible through On Demand service UKTV Play.
Who is in the Traces forged?
Traces follows three feminine leads – Emma Hedges (Three Ladies’ Molly Windsor), Prof. Sarah Gordon (Breaking Unhealthy’s Laura Fraser) and Prof. Kathy Torrance (Continuum’s Jennifer Spence) – who collectively use the rigors of forensics to uncover the reality about an unsolved homicide case.
When 23-year-old Emma (Windsor) returns to Scotland to take up a brand new place as a lab assistant at SIFA, she indicators as much as a MOOC – Large Open On-line Course – which teaches the rules of forensic science. However she quickly discovers that the fictitious case examine has a strikingly comparable and stunning hyperlink to her previous.
As Emma’s sleuthing takes her into darker corners and unpicks extra and extra secrets and techniques, it turns into clear that she ought to belief no-one. It is going to be Sarah (Fraser) and Kathy’s (Spence) exacting minds that reward Emma’s religion in the science that has fuelled her creativeness and who will in the end convey a killer to justice.
“My character, she feels a way of duty and obligation in direction of her college students, however she tries to keep up fairly a powerful boundary between them… it’s knowledgeable boundary that can’t be crossed,” Fraser informed RadioTimes.com.
“However at the similar time she feels such maternal urges in direction of Molly’s character as a result of she’s so weak and so shiny. She type of can’t assist however love her somewhat bit, however she has to do it from a distance… however they do find yourself fairly shut in direction of the finish of the collection!”
Line of Obligation star Martin Compston additionally seems in the collection as Daniel, who varieties a detailed reference to Emma and additionally finds himself caught up in a prison investigation.
“His dad (performed by Vincent Regan) handed him on considered one of his constructing firms and there’s a suspicious hearth which ends in a few fatalities,” Compston informed RadioTimes.com.
“Daniel’s firm did the authentic constructing work for the place the hearth occurred and legally they’re drawn into it, whether or not they might need presumably been culpable for the hearth.
“At the similar time he’s met Molly’s character and these two are falling for one another, however they’re each in very turbulent occasions in their lives so it makes for some fiery encounters!”
Is there a trailer for Traces?
Yep – you can watch the atmospheric teaser beneath.
The place was Traces filmed?
Traces is set towards the gorgeous Scottish panorama in and round Dundee, however a lot of the collection was truly filmed in Manchester.
“I didn’t truly get to movie in Scotland for this,” Fraser revealed. “It’s set in Dundee however they really solely shot for per week in Dundee. It was all Manchester.”