VIGIL PRODUC T I ON .
CATCHING A KILLER Suranne Jones stars as DCI Amy Silva, with DOP Matt Gray capturing the drama
DOP Matt Gray talks about uncovering the secrets beneath the surface in the BBC’s new submarine thriller, Vigil WORDS. Chelsea Fearnley IMAGES. BBC Pictures In the deep end F rom the makers of Line of Duty
RHYTHM, BY DESIGN The drama was penned and created by the twice Bafta-nominated screenwriter Tom Edge ( Judy , The Crown ), with James Strong directing and Matt Gray in charge of principal photography. Strong and Gray forged a close relationship after working together on Broadchurch in 2013 – a connection which would have, no doubt, prepared them for the creative challenges faced in bringing to life the claustrophobic, high-pressure HMS Vigil. “From conception, Vigil was a very bold and ambitious project. In the
and Bodyguard , World Productions brings us Vigil . A suffocating and mysterious thriller set aboard the HMS Vigil – a fictional military submarine, which is down one crew member after a death on deck. Suranne Jones heads up a terrific cast as DCI Amy Silva, who’s tasked with exposing what really transpired under the water. But, given it’s a six-episode, hair-raising thriller, there’s more to this case than initially meets the eye, and Vigil is full of slick twists and turns.
17. OCTOBER 2021
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