BBC One Confirm David Tennant Is To Star In The Escape Artist

The official Twitter account of BBC One have confirmed tonight that David Tennant will star in brand new drama The Escape Artist. Other confirmed cast includes Ashley Jensen, Toby Kebbell and Sophie Okonedo.

The Escape Artist is a three part serial written by David Wolstencroft (Spooks) and made by Endor Productions.
David Tennant plays Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm who specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he has never lost a case. But when his talents acquit the notorious prime suspect in an horrific murder trial, that brilliance comes back to bite him with unexpected and chilling results… not to mention a shocking twist in the tale.

The drama is due to start shooting today. Full details and other cast will be confirmed in the full BBC Media Centre press release, to follow shortly.

Source: @BBCOne