Inside Man: everything you need to know about David Tennant's new drama

David Tennant is a vicar in the new series

Step aside, Hot Priest from Fleabag, as David Tennant is due to star in the upcoming drama Inside Man and we think Andrew Scott might have a run for his money! But handsome vicars aside, what is the upcoming drama about? Find out everything you need to know here…

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What is Inside Man about?

The four-part miniseries, created by Sherlock and Dracula screenwriter Steven Moffat, follows a prisoner on death row in the US, a vicar in a quiet English town, and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar, as they cross paths in the most unexpected way. Intrigued? So are we!

Teasing the new drama in a recent interview with RadioTimes.com, Steven said: "Well, let's keep it mysterious. I'm trying to think of anything I can say about it.

"Most detective shows are whodunits. This one is more like a 'who will do it'. Or possibly a 'you done it'. Its central idea is anyone can be a murderer. And it won't be the one you expect."

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Who is in Inside Man's cast?

There are a host of Steven's favourite stars, including Dracula alumni Dolly Well and Lyndsey Marshal and Doctor Who star David Tennant. The show will also star It's a Sin actress Lydia West and the one and only Stanley Tucci, who will play the 'Inside Man'.

Stanley Tucci, what did you do?!

Chatting about casting, Steven said: "This is the best ensemble we've ever had the chance to work with. It’s a rare privilege to see scripts come to life as beautifully as this." Commissioning Editor at BBC Drama, Ben Irving, added: "Steven… has created another brilliantly original and darkly playful series in Inside Man and it’s no surprise that it has attracted such an extraordinary cast."

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The Dracula scene-stealer looks set to do it again

When is Inside Man out?

Viewers might have a while to wait, as Ben confirmed that the show will be released to audiences everywhere – on BBC One and iPlayer in the UK and Ireland and on Netflix everywhere else – sometime in 2022. In the meantime, we have been treated to plenty of snaps from the show, and we can't wait!

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