Trigger Point: release date of ITV series, who stars in cast with Vicky McClure, and what is the plot?

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Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester star in this Line of Duty style thriller from Daniel Brierley and Jed Mercurio

Trigger Point, the explosive ITV thriller, comes to Peacock in the US on Friday July 8th.

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Starring Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester, the series was ITV’s answer to Line of Duty when it aired in the UK in January 2022.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Trigger Point.

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What is Trigger Point about?

Trigger Point is an explosive thriller about a group of bomb disposal experts who live and work in a world where “death is always just a heartbeat away” – when a campaign of terror threatens London, the “Expos” are stretched to the limit as they realize their squad appears to be particularly targeted.

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Who is in the cast of Trigger Point?

Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester in Trigger Point (Credit: ITV)

Vicky McClure plays Lana Washington, a bomb disposal expert who previously served in Afghanistan. You’ll recognize McClure primarily from Line of Duty, but you might also recognize other roles like Alex Rider and Shane Meadows in This Is England.

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Meanwhile, Adrian Lester plays Joel Nutkins, another bomb disposal expert with close ties to Washington. Lester is a prolific actor and you may know him from Life, Hustle or Trauma. He has since starred in Channel 4’s political thriller The Undeclared War.

Who writes and directs Trigger Point?

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The series was written by Daniel Brierley and executive produced by Jed Mercurio (Line of Duty, Bodyguard).

Where can I watch the Trigger Point trailer?

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You can watch the Trigger Point trailer right here, and see Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester in a pretty high-octane thriller.

When will Trigger Point be released?

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Trigger Point will be featured on Peacock in the US. All six episodes can be viewed immediately as a box set.

In the UK, Trigger Point began broadcasting on ITV at 9pm on Sunday 23 January, with episodes also available to watch on the ITV Hub and Britbox.

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How many episodes does Trigger Point have?

There are six episodes in the first series of Trigger Point, each about 45 minutes long.

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Will there be a Trigger Point Series 2?

Yes there is! A second series of Trigger Point was confirmed by ITV as being in development after the first series aired.

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It is currently expected to be broadcast in early to mid-2023.

What are reviews of Trigger Point saying?

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In the National World review, we commended Trigger Point for its carefully maintained sense of tension and noted its willingness to go small as often as it did big.

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