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Robert Lindsay, James Murray, Susannah Fielding, Ellie Kendrick and Navin Chowdhry join the cast of ITV drama, Invisible

Published: Wed 14 Aug 2019

Robert Lindsay, James Murray, Susannah Fielding, Ellie Kendrick and Navin Chowdhry join Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia for new ITV drama, Invisible.
 
BAFTA, Tony and Olivier Award winning stage and screen actor Robert Lindsay (Bounty Hunters, Maleficent) will join Jason Watkins (The Crown, The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, W1A) and Tala Gouveia (Cold Feet) for the first episode of ITV’s new contemporary crime series, Invisible.
 
He will star as entrepreneur and multi-millionaire, Max Crockett, alongside Ellie Kendrick (Game Of Thrones, Press), Susannah Fielding (This Time With Alan Partridge, High & Dry) and Rosalie Craig (Endeavour, Lovesick) as his daughters Elenora, Tamara and Megan. Navin Chowdhry (Next Of Kin, Doctor Foster) and Jack Ashton (Call The Midwife, Broadchurch) have also been cast as son-in-laws Pete and Jack, with Cassie Bradley (Coronation Street, Torvill & Dean) as daughter-in-law Kasha.
 
Age Before Beauty and Primeval star James Murray also joins the cast as Superintendent John Houseman, alongside Pearl Chanda (Motherland, Endeavour) as DC Laura Simpson and Jack Riddiford (Poldark, Murder On The Orient Express) as DC Darren Craig. Natalie Mendoza (Hotel Babylon) and Roger Evans (Da Vinci’s Demons) will also feature in the first episode.
 
Produced by Mammoth Screen, part of ITV Studios, the first outing of Invisible will feature two 1x120’ crime mysteries investigated by unlikely British duo - the wildly ambitious DCI McDonald (Tala Gouveia) and the shy, modest DS Dodds (Jason Watkins) - who are thrown together to form a rumbustious yet effective partnership.
 
Set in Bath, the series has been created and written by screenwriter, Robert Murphy (lead writer on DCI Banks), with each episode taking viewers into a new story world - from a greed-fueled murder in the upper echelons of Bath society to an unexplained death in a private hospital for recovering addicts. With a classic crime story at its heart, Invisible combines intriguing plots and the journey of two 'fish-out-of-water' detectives with warmth and humour. 
 
Invisible will be executive produced by Robert Murphy and by Preethi Mavahalli and Damien Timmer for Mammoth, and filmed on location in the west country. Amy Thurgood will produce, whilst Richard Senior will direct the first episode and Laura Scrivano the second. ITV’s Drama Commissioner, Huw Kennair Jones, will oversee production of the drama from the channel’s perspective.
 
ITV Studios Global Entertainment will distribute Invisible internationally.
 
Mammoth Screen is one of the UK’s leading production companies. Current and forthcoming shows include POLDARK series 5, WORLD ON FIRE, THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE PALE HORSE, NOUGHTS AND CROSSES and THE SERPENT for BBC One and Netflix, ENDEAVOUR series 7, VICTORIA and SINGAPORE GRIP for ITV.