Chilly Ft and Derry Women actors unite with The Bay as manufacturing commences on fifth season

FILMING for The Bay has begun, as Leanne Greatest from Chilly Ft and Tara Lynne O’Neill from Derry Women be part of the solid.

Marsha Thomason will return as Morecambe MIU’s Household Liaison Officer for the fifth collection alongside Daniel Ryan, Erin Shanagher and Andrew Dowbiggin.

Leanne Greatest from The Stroll-In and Chilly Ft will be part of as a visitor solidCredit score: Getty

Tara Lynne O'Neill from The Full Monty and Derry Girls joins the cast as Sinead, DI Tony Manning’s new partner.

Tara Lynne O’Neill from The Full Monty and Derry Women joins the solid as Sinead, DI Tony Manning’s new accomplice.Credit score: BBC Press Handout

Barry Sloane additionally retains his character as Chris Fischer, with Georgia Scholes remaining as his daughter Erin. DS Jenn Townsend returns with David Carpenter and Emme Hayes as her kids, Conor and Maddie.

Catherine Oldfield, Inventive Director of Tall Story Photos and Government Producer of The Bay stated: “We’re thrilled to be coming again to our beloved Morecambe for an additional collection.

Daragh has written one more fascinating and emotional collection which we all know will enthral The Bay followers. We’re so excited to start out filming with Marsha, Dan and the staff.”

Olwen Might (Comfortable Valley, Making an attempt) will be part of the Morecambe staff, and Suzanne Packer (Casualty, Maintaining Religion) will play Jenn’s mum, Anne Townsend.

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The opposite Visitor solid who will likely be within the new collection are Neil Maskell(Hijack, Kill Record), David Troughton (A Very Peculiar Place, New Tips), Stephen Wight (Screw, I Might Destroy You) and Ceallach Spellman (Higher, White Traces). 

Shaun Evans directs episodes 1-3 of the fifth collection, and Waris Islam directs episodes 4-6 with Martin Campbell as producer. 

Morecambe’s MIU staff have a homicide investigation at hand when a college pupil is discovered useless on the docks.

The stakes are excessive because the college college students specific their anger whereas the staff uncovers hidden secrets and techniques and lies.

Jenn struggles to unravel the case and get again to her private {and professional} life as she offers with grief.

It was introduced earlier this 12 months that the favored crime drama would return for a fifth collection.

The Bay is commissioned for ITV by Head of Drama, Polly Hill, and can premiere on ITV1 and be out there on the streaming platform ITVX.

Earlier this year it was announced that The Bay will commence with its fifth series

Earlier this 12 months it was introduced that The Bay will begin with its fifth collectionCredit score: Rex

Marsha Thomason and Erin Shanagher return as DS Jenn Townsend and DS Karen in the fifth series

Marsha Thomason and Erin Shanagher return as DS Jenn Townsend and DS Karen within the fifth collection