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Next Of Kin

  • Episode: 

    1 of 6

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Mon 08 Jan 2018
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    9.00pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 02 2018 : Sat 06 Jan - Fri 12 Jan
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Status: 

    New
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Next Of Kin
 
Series overview:
 
Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee, ArchiePanjabi (The Good Wife, The Fall), and renowned actor, Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean, Smash), star in Mammoth Screen’s fast- paced family thriller, Next Of Kin.
 
The contemporary drama follows whip-smart doctor Mona Harcourt (Panjabi) who lives in London with political lobbyist husband Guy (Davenport). When a bomb goes off in London on the same day that her brother, Kareem, is abducted and murdered in Pakistan, Mona’s charmed life is shaken to its core.
 
The situation escalates when Mona realises that her brother’s son Danish – known as Danny – has vanished from university and is being linked to both the bombing and the murder of his father. With the family facing accusations and becoming embroiled in a tangled web of betrayaland conspiracy, Mona finds herself confronted with the ultimate dilemma: how far would you go to keep your family safe?
 
Episode 1
 
On the same day that a terrorist attack brings London to a standstill, GP Mona Harcourt receives the devastating news that her brother Kareem has been kidnapped on his way home to the UK from his charity clinic in Lahore.
 
Mona and her family’s horror is aggravated by the attentionsof the police counter terrorism unit and their interest in Kareem’s teenageson Danny. Danny has not been seen at university for six weeks, and Mona is determined to find him beforethe police do.