TUESDAY / BBC1
Jodie Whittaker’s made huge headlines as the first female to play the Doctor, but before then she gets the chance to play another kind of doctor in a new psychological thriller. Enter nurse Cath Hardacre, who after losing her job for whistleblowing, steals her best friend’s identity and starts a new life as a medic in Edinburgh. Sounds like a dangerous game…
After losing her job for whistleblowing, the hardworking nurse steals her best friend’s identity as a senior doctor. ‘cath has to rethink her entire life,’ explains Jodie.
Dr Andy Brenner
Born and brought up in edinburgh, the charming senior doctor quickly takes a shine to cath. ‘they have a genuine connection,’ says emun, ‘and Andy finds cath’s elusiveness quite attractive.’
Dr Brigitte rayne
the consultant in charge of the department is a force of nature and has a big secret of her own… ‘Brigitte is thankful that someone of cath’s calibre wants to work in her hospital,’ says sharon. ‘they form a friendship.’
cath’s ex and the father of their daughter, Molly, will go to desperate measures to get his family back. ‘Karl wants to show that he can be the father his daughter deserves,’ says Blake, ‘and possibly the husband that cath deserves.’