Ridley cast revealed for brand new ITV crime drama with Adrian Dunbar

Here’s a full run down of who stars in the new crime drama Ridley.

A teaser of the series shares: “After twenty-five years as a homicide copper, Ridley has been nudged out of the job he loves. But the prospect of retirement is not a particularly welcome one as he’s been cut off in his prime.

“Ridley’s replacement is Acting DI Carol Farman, his former protégée whom Ridley mentored for many years. When he’s enlisted by Carol as a police consultant on a complex and compelling murder case, the investigation takes a dark and unexpected turn. Turning to her old mentor for support, Carol is keen to access Ridley’s unique insight into crime-solving which has served them so well in the past.

“With more intriguing cases to solve, Ridley will be enticed out of retirement into his former role, reviving his formidable and successful partnership with Carol.”

Adrian Dunbar plays Alex Ridley
Bronagh Waugh plays DI Carol Farman
Terence Maynard plays DCI Paul Goodwin

George Bukhari plays DC Darren Lakhan
Georgie Glen plays Dr Wendy Newstone
Julie Graham plays Annie Marling

Aidan McArdle plays Michael Flannery
Bhavna Limbachia plays Geri Farman
Tareq Al-Jeddal plays Jack Farman

Ridley currently airs at 8PM on Sunday nights on ITV with four, two-hour long episodes. The final episode airs tonight, 18 September.

A teaser for the fourth and final episode (18 September) shares: “Ridley and Carol are called out to investigate the death of a man after a fall from his balcony.

“During the investigation, Ridley makes a shocking discovery between the current murder case, and the arson attack which killed his family.”

Where exactly was the series filmed? Here’s what we know about the show’s scenic filming locations…

The four-part drama is set in the North of England and much of the filming was done on location in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and in particular in the Todmorden Wind Farm on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border, as well as the local canal and Bolton on Le Mans Crescent.

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