ITV has commissioned contemporary drama serial “Innocent” written by acclaimed writers Chris Lang and Matt Arlidge to be produced by TXTV.

Innocent stars Hermione Norris (Cold Feet, A Mother’s Son) and Lee Ingleby (The A Word, Inspector George Gently) and they will be joined by Daniel Ryan (Home Fires, Mount Pleasant), Angel Coulby (Merlin, The Tunnel), Nigel Lindsay (Victoria, Foyle’s War), Elliott Cowan (Da Vinci’s Demons, Frankenstein Chronicles) and Adrian Rowlins (Harry Potter, Dickensian).

The four-part drama series tells the compelling story of David Collier (Lee Ingleby) who is living a nightmare.

Convicted of murdering his wife Tara, David has served seven years in prison. He’s lost everything he held dear: his wife, his two children and even the house he owned. He’s always protested his innocence and faces the rest of his life behind bars. His situation couldn’t be more desperate.

Despised by his wife’s family and friends, his only support has been his faithful brother Phil (Daniel Ryan) who has stood by him, sacrificing his own career and livelihood to mount a tireless campaign to prove his brother’s innocence.

Angel Coulby will be portraying the role of Junior DI Cathy Hudson whose in a relationship with the main character David of which nobody other than the two of them are aware of.

Innocent will be produced produced by Jeremy Gwilt and co-executive produced by Jeremy Gwilt (Maigret Sets a Trap, Maigret’s Dead Man, Foyle’s War, Torn) Chris Lang (Unforgotten, Undeniable, A Mother’s Son) and Matt Arlidge (Undeniable, The Little House, Mistresses). Richard Clark will direct the serial and filming begins in August 2016.