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Sheridan Smith reveals new ITV drama No Return - get the details 

Filming for the new series will begin in 2021

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Emmy Griffiths
TV & Film Editor
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Who doesn't love a good Sheridan Smith drama? The Cilla star has confirmed that she is set to star in a new ITV drama - and we can't wait to watch this one! 

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No Return follows the story of a perfect, happy family who go to Turkey on holiday, only for the vacation to take a nightmare turn after loving parents Kathy and Martin are left desperately fighting for their teenage son's freedom after he's accused of a serious crime.

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Speaking about the new series, Sheridan said: "I’m such a big fan of Danny Brocklehurst and Red Production, they make incredible dramas. I was thrilled to be asked to play Kathy in this exciting production and to be at ITV again. Can’t wait to start filming on this thrilling, complex story about family finding their way through a terrifying situation." 

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Sheridan is set to play Kathy in the new show

The official synopsis reads: "Looking forward to an all-inclusive luxury break to enjoy the sun and sea with the family, Kathy and Martin, their son Noah and younger daughter Jess are blissfully unaware of the horrific ordeal about to unfold.

"The holiday is a chance to unwind and for Kathy and Martin to spend some much-needed family time. Until unsuspecting Noah accepts a seemingly innocent invitation to a beach party from a fellow holidaymaker, Rosie, who is staying at the same hotel, and Kathy and Martin’s world spectacularly falls apart.

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"An arrest, an expensive and alien legal system, looming media coverage and resistance from fellow holidaymakers to come to their aid leaves the distraught parents fighting for Noah’s freedom when ironically he should be at school sitting his latest exams." Sounds intriguing, right? 

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Sheridan said she was 'thrilled' to be cast in the role 

Speaking about the show, ITV's Head of Drama Polly Hill said: "This is a brilliant script about a family who are out of their depth, in a legal system they don’t understand, trying to save their son. Danny finds such emotional truth in the characters and their nightmare holiday, that it’s utterly compelling from start to finish. I’m delighted to be working with Danny and Nicola again, on what promises to be a very special drama for ITV."

Sounds great, right? However, we may have a while to wait for the new series, as it will begin filming in 2021. 

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