A stellar Inside Man cast for the upcoming drama on BBC One includes David Tennant, Lydia West, and Stanley Tucci, and although a synopsis and a teaser for Inside Man, Steven Moffat’s highly anticipated new television series, are available, its narrative was still very well-kept a mystery.
David Tennant, who plays a local vicar in the series, is paired with Stanley Tucci, who portrays a US prisoner on death row hundreds of miles away, and in the meanwhile, Lydia West portrays Dolly Wells, a math teacher, and a journalist. It remains to be seen exactly how all these various characters come together in the Inside Man cast, but based on how things now stand, it will undoubtedly be a terrifying journey.
According to the four-part series’ official synopsis, “In the US, a death row inmate is seeking atonement as he faces execution, and a journalist is searching for a story while riding a train across England. A vicar is picking up his son’s math tutor from the train in a sleepy small community, all four of them are going to become involved in a situation that might result in one of them killing. Other than this, the Inside Man narrative is still very much a secret, and there are bound to be many surprises in the Inside Man cast’s work.
Lydia West as Beth Davenport
British actress Lydia Dorothy West is well known for her appearances in the Channel 4 series It’s a Sin and the BBC One series Years and Years, the latter of which led to a BAFTA nomination for her. London is home for West, her father is from Montserrat, while her maternal grandparents are Irish. Her father works for a charity, her mother is a nurse, and she has both an elder brother and a sister.
As a youngster, West studied ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance, but she stopped after suffering a foot injury, she also worked as a personal assistant after earning a business degree from college while still taking night classes at the Identity School of Acting. After graduating from IDSA, West was chosen to play Bethany Bisme-Lyons in Russell T Davies’ Years and Years. She starred in the Davies-created Channel 4 show It’s A Sin. Inside Man cast member West is 29 years old, was born on June 24, 1993, and has a relationship with Olly Alexander.
David Tennant as Harry Watling
Scottish actor and Inside Man cast member David John Tennant, formerly known as McDonald, first gained notoriety for his portrayal of the Tenth Doctor in the BBC science fiction program Doctor Who, which he then reprised in 2013, and is now playing the Fourteenth Doctor. His other performances include Barty Crouch Jr in Harry Potter, Peter Vincent in the horror movie Fright Night (2011), DI Alec Hardy in crime series Broadchurch (2013-2017), Kilgrave in the Netflix series Jessica Jones (2015-2019), and Crowley in Good Omens. Inside Man cast member Tennant is 51 years old, was born on April 18, 1971, and married to Georgia Tennant.
Stanley Tucci as Jefferson Grieff
American actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci Jr is from the United States. He began his career as an actor at an early age, making his screen debut in John Huston’s Prizzi’s Honor and went on to portray a range of supporting roles in movies including Deconstructing Harry (1997), Road to Perdition (2002), and The Terminal. With the cult comedy Big Night, which he also co-wrote and acted in with Tony Shalhoub, he made his directorial debut.
In the television movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, he portrayed Stanley Kubrick; additionally, Meryl Streep and Tucci have worked together on movies like Julie & Julia (2006) and The Devil Wears Prada. Inside Man cast member Tucci is 61 years old, was born on November 11, 1960, and married to Felicity Blunt.
Dolly Wells as Janice Fife
Gatacre, born on December 5, 1971, is an English actor and author of Dorothy Perpetua Wells, and together with Emily Mortimer, she co-authored and performed in the Sky Living sitcom Doll & Em. She also wrote and directed the comedy-drama Good Posture in 2019 and has also been on television in Star Stories from 2006 to 2008, Some Girls from 2012 to 2014, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy from 2012 to 2014, Blunt Talk from 2015 to 2016, Dracula from 2020, The Outlaws from 2021, and Inside Man. Inside Man cast member Wells is 50 years old and has been married to Mischa Richter since 2000.
Dylan Baker as Casey
Character actor Dylan Baker was born in the United States and became well-known for his work on the television series The Good Wife, for which he received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations, as well as the films Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Happiness (1998), Thirteen Days (2000), and Road to Perdition (2002). Inside Man cast member Baker is 63 years old and married to Becky Ann Baker.