ITV crime thriller series Dark Heart, with Tom Riley leading the cast as DI Wagstaffe, is included in a couple of new must-see lists for Autumn TV. Of note, iNews has Dark Heart broadcast date as October / November.
Dark Heart ITV (October/November)
Tom Riley in Dark Heart After a well-received pilot episode in 2016, Chris ‘Unforgotten’ Lang’s police procedural returns for a full series, along with Tom Riley as DI Will Wagstaffe, a detective haunted by the murder of his parents when he was a teenager. Namesake (but no relation) Charlotte Riley co-stars. iNews - Best TV Shows Autumn 2018
Dark Heart (ITV 1)
Adam Creed’s Will Wagstaffe novels finally get a full adaptation after ITV Encore’s November 2016 pilot. Kill Your Friends and The Collection‘s Tom Riley returns in the central role, with Unforgotten‘s Chris Lang on writing duties. Haunted by the murder of his parents as a child, Wagstaffe is a troubled detective (aren’t they all?) that has to solve a series of horrific crimes while fighting his own inner demons. The series will comprise of six hour-long episodes and with Lang at the controls and a decent opener behind them, we’re expecting big things from Dark Heart. Dead Good Books - New crime TV shows you shouldn't miss.