He was brilliant this year in BBC's Years and Years drama, as he always is, but now our dearest Russell Tovey has another mini series set ahead of him: he will lead mysterious four part drama BECAUSE THE NIGHT over at rival ITV. Bertie Carvel will also star in the story in which Russell Tovey plays well meaning but directionless Nathan, a man trying to escape his past. Nathan has a terrible secret he’s long prayed would stay buried and for which he’s long worked hard to make recompense. Almost a decade into his new and devoted married life, Nathan is rocked to the core when Bob (Bertie Carvel), an unwelcome face from the past, turns up on his doorstep with shocking news, triggering a series of catastrophic decisions
Bertie Carvel will also star in the new series at ITV
which cleverly drive a tense and compelling narrative of psychological suspense, dread, love and possible redemption. The series is based on the novel Burial from the show's creator Neil Cross.