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The Pact: Cast, time, plot, and trailer for the BBC drama

Four friends are at the heart of The Pact on BBC (Picture: BBC)

Tonight the first episode of new thriller The Pact will be airing on BBC, and it looks like it’s going to have us on the edge of our seat.

When a young brewery boss Jack (Aneurin Barnard) is found dead, it triggers a chain of events that draws four employees of the brewery into a pact of silence.

So far we are getting similar vibes to Big Little Lies, but instead of being set in a California beach town, we have Wales as an atmospheric backdrop.

Keep on reading to find out everything you need to know ahead of the premiere tonight.

What is The Pact about?

Cast and crew have managed to keep quite hush hush about the plot of the show, which could mean we’re in for a lot of twists, turns and interesting surprises.

The drama has been described as a story about ‘a group of friends, a sudden death and a web of lies’ with the four friends being ‘bound by a secret that will change their lives forever’.

The drama surrounds the mystery of a body being found (Picture: BBC)

We also know that The Pact has been described as a ‘gripping, cinematic contemporary thriller’ but apart from that, not much else has been shared.

Nevertheless, it looks like we could be in for a murder mystery and the unravelling of secrets in the wake of the death.

Consider us intrigued!

Who is in the cast of The Pact?

The Pact cast is jam packed with stars that you will have definitely seen before.

The four friends at the centre of the drama are Anna (Laura Fraser), Nancy (Julie Hesmondhalgh), Louie (Eiry Thomas) and Cat (Heledd Gwynn).

Laura starred in Breaking Bad and The Missing, Julie is known for her roles in Broadchurch and Coronation Street, you may recognise Eiry from Keeping Faith, and Heledd was in Ordinary Lies.

Other cast members include Jason Hughes (Midsomer Murders), Aneurin Barnard (Dunkirk), Rakie Ayola (Noughts + Crosses), Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan), and Abbie Hern (The Twilight Zone).

The list doesn’t end there, as Mark Lewis-Jones (The Crown), Adrian Edmondson (Save Me), Gabrielle Creevy (In My Skin) and Aled Ap Steffan (Gangs Of London) also feature.

What is the trailer for The Pact?

We’ve only seen one main trailer so far and even though a lot hasn’t been given away, there is definitely a wild ride in store.

Watch the trailer below to prepare yourself for the first episode.

When is The Pact on TV?

The six-part series is due to begin tonight, May 17, at 9pm on BBC One.

Episodes will air on Monday and Tuesday nights.

Watch The Pact on Mondays and Tuesdays at 9pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.


Credit: Original article published here.

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