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𝗧𝗩 | Hope Street - new local police drama filmed in Donaghadee


Callum McCarthy (NIALL WRIGHT), Leila Hussain (AMARA KARAN)



HOPE STREET - the new local serial police drama, co-commission between BritBox North America, BBC Northern Ireland and BBC Daytime, is beginning tonight on BBC One NI.


The 10-part drama, filmed in Donaghadee, was made with support from Northern Ireland Screen.



Set in the fictional town of Port Devine on the Northern Ireland coast, the weekly drama will focus on the town’s police department and the mysterious arrival of English Detective Constable.


Finn O’Hare (CIARIAN McMENAMIN), Leila Hussain (AMARA KARAN)


Leila Hussain, played by Amara Karan (The Night of), the first Muslim police officer in the town’s history.


With each episode featuring a self-contained crime story, the series will also follow the ups and downs of those working in the police department as they deal with everyday policing in the beautiful seaside town.


In the first episode the sudden arrival of English Detective Constable Leila Hussain in picturesque Port Devine sets tongues wagging. Duty Inspector Finn O’Hare, played by Ciaran McMenamin (Primeval), knows the real reason Leila’s been transferred, but he’s keeping it to himself.


Niamh O’Hare (ELLIE LAVERY), Shay O’Hare (LOUIS McCARTNEY), Siobhan O’Hare (RACHEL TUCKER), Finn O’Hare (CIARAN McMENAMIN), Leila Hussain (AMARA KARAN), Clint Dunwoody (AARON McCUSKER), Nicole Devine (NIAMH McGRADY), Barry Pettigrew (DES McALEER), Marlene Pettigrew (KERRI QUINN), Callum McCarthy (NIALL WRIGHT)


The ensemble cast features actors Brid Brennan (Brooklyn) as Concepta O’Hare, Des McAleer (The Crown) as Barry Pettigrew, Kerri Quinn (Coronation Street) as Sergeant Marlene Pettigrew, Broadway star Rachel Tucker as Siobhan O’Hare, Niall Wright (6 Degrees) as PC Callum McCarthy, Aaron McCusker (Shameless) as Clint Dunwoody and Niamh McGrady (The Fall) as Nicole Devine.



Hope Street

Wednesday 24 November

BBC One Northern Ireland | 7pm

Also on BBC iPlayer