Steeltown Murders Release Date, Cast (BBC One)

Steeltown Murders,” a highly anticipated four-part factual drama miniseries, is set to grace the screens on BBC One. Penned by Ed Whitmore and directed by Marc Evans, this chilling series stars Philip Glenister and Steffan Rhodri as detectives unraveling a series of murders in South Wales’ Port Talbot. The thrilling drama is scheduled to premiere on 15 May 2023, with all episodes simultaneously available on BBC iPlayer.

Synopsis: Retracing the Shadows of the Past

The series intertwines modern technological advancements and a chilling murder case from 1973. After a night at the Top Rank nightclub in Swansea, Geraldine Hughes and Pauline Floyd never returned home. Their bodies were later found in Port Talbot, leading to the “Saturday Night Strangler” case, marking Wales’s first documented serial killer case.

A Stellar Cast Delving into a Dark Mystery

“Steeltown Murders” showcases a talented cast, with Philip Glenister portraying DCI Paul Bethell and Scott Arthur as his younger self. Steffan Rhodri stars as Phil ‘Bach’ Rees, while Siôn Alun Davies plays the young Bach Rees role. The ensemble also includes Keith Allen, Priyanga Burford, Sharon Morgan, Nia Roberts, Elinor Crawley, Gareth John Bale, Walter van Dyk, Kriss Dosanjh, Matthew Gravelle, Amy Morgan, and Dyfan Dwyfor.

The Team Behind ‘Steeltown Murders’

Ed Whitmore, the series’ writer, collaborates with Severn Screen for this riveting drama. Marc Evans directs the series, while Hannah Thomas produces it in association with All3Media International. The executive producers include Ed Talfan, Jon Hill, Ed Whitmore for Severn Screen, Helen Perry, and Rebecca Ferguson for BBC.

Capturing Authenticity: Filming and Production Insights

The filming of “Steeltown Murders” commenced in South Wales in November 2022. The real-life detective Paul Bethell contributed to the production, enhancing the authenticity of the narrative. Philip Glenister acknowledged the “responsibility” to portray the story for the bereaved family members accurately.

Premiere Alert: ‘Steeltown Murders’ on BBC One and BBC iPlayer

Hold onto your seats as “Steeltown Murders” is set to air in the UK from Monday, 15 May 2023, on BBC One. Immerse yourself in this intriguing tale of cold cases, modern forensics, and relentless pursuit of justice. For those who prefer to binge-watch, all episodes will be immediately available on BBC iPlayer.

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