A new BBC Thriller is set to air in 2024 with Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman starring as a rookie detective.

The BBC has given a first look at the new four-part crime drama The Jetty which sees a fire tear through a holiday home in a scenic Lancashire lake town.

Detective Ember Manning (played by Jenna Coleman) is tasked with working out how the fire connects to a podcast journalist who is investigating a missing persons cold case and an illicit love triangle between a man in his 20s and two underage girls.

Ember manages to get close to the truth but as she does so, it threatens to destroy her life.

This forces her to re-evaluate everything she thought she knew about her life – including the past, present and even the town she calls home.

Viewers can expect to see The Jetty asking big questions about sexual morality, identity and memory, in the places that Me Too has left behind, the BBC says.

Full cast list for new BBC drama The Jetty

Jenna Coleman will feature alongside lots of other actors and actresses in the new crime drama – here’s the full cast list.

  • Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who, The Cry, The Serpent) 
  • Archie Renaux (The Greatest Beer Run, Shadow and Bone, Romulus)
  • Laura Marcus (The Great Escaper, Bad Education, The Serpent Queen)
  • Bo Bragason (The Ballad of Renegade Nell, The Radleys)
  • Amelia Bullmore (Happy Valley, Vienna Blood, Gentleman)
  • Ruby Stokes (Lockwood & Co., Rocks, Una)
  • Tom Glynn-Carney (House of the Dragon, Dunkirk, The King)
  • Weruche Opia (High Desert, Slumberland, I May Destroy You)
  • Matthew McNulty (The Rising, Domina, The Terror)
  • Ralph Ineson (Nosferatu, The Witch, Green Knight)
  • David Ajala (Italian Studies)
  • Nina Barker-Francis (The Flash)
  • Miya Ocego (Wreck, I Hate Suzie)
  • Elliot Cowan (Fifteen-Love, The Crown)
  • Shannon Watson
  • Arthur Hughes (Then Barbara Met Alan, Help)
  • Dominic Coleman (Paddington, Trollied)
  • Ruaridh Mollica (Sebastian, A Thousand Blows)

Jenna Coleman, says: “Working with BBC and Firebird Pictures on bringing the complex and enigmatic character of Ember Manning to life has been an incredible experience.

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“I can’t wait for everyone to meet this new heroine and to find out what’s lurking beneath the surface of The Jetty.”

While the release date of the drama is yet to be announced, the BBC has confirmed that filming for the series has finished and it’s expected to be available to watch in 2024.

When viewers can watch the series, it will be available to watch on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.