Fans of ITV crime drama the Innocent will probably be making ready for an additional gripping whodunnit because the present returns for a second season.
And in the event you suppose you’ve seen the actor who performs DI Mike Braithwaite earlier than, you’re proper. Actor Shaun Dooley who performs the detective is a recognisable face on our TV screens for the final twenty years.
And in the event you do not recognise his face you’ll be positive to suppose his voice is acquainted as he does loads of voice over work when he is not showing on display.
Shaun, 47, has starred in quite a lot of hit reveals on each the BBC and ITV. Eagle eyed Coronation Street followers will recognise him as character Ritchie Fitzgerald from 1997 to 1998 when he appeared in the Weatherfield cleaning soap.
Ritchie was the jealous estranged husband of Samantha Failsworth, performed by Tina Hobley.
Their marriage lasted simply two days, by which era Samantha had realised she’d made a giant mistake. Ritchie turned up in Weatherfield when he had came upon Samantha’s handle. Although he pleaded along with her to take him again, she settled for Des Barnes.
Ritchie later terrorised the pair by breaking the home windows of Des’s automotive and home with bricks.
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Shaun additionally appeared in EastEnders as Reverend Tom Stuart between 2001 and 2004, in addition to Broadchurch and Doctor Who.
Tom was the vicar who carried out the marriage ceremony of Dot (June Brown) and Jim Branning (John Bardon) on Valentine’s Day 2002.
His vicarly duties additionally included conducting Jamie Mitchell’s (Jack Ryder) funeral, and performing Kat Slater (Jessie Wallace) and Andy Hunter (Michael Higgs)’s marriage ceremony ceremony that was crashed by Alfie Moon (Shane Richie).
Some of his different work contains Jamestown, The Witcher, The Woman in Black and Official Secrets. He additionally just lately performed Jeremiah Rawson in Gentleman Jack reverse Suranne Jones.
Horror followers can even recognise him from 2008 cult movie Eden Lake.
More just lately he has come to consideration as Clive Tozer in the award-winning drama It’s A Sin in addition to Netflix’s The Stranger as Doug Tripp.
Shaun was born in Barnsley, West Riding of Yorkshire. He has been along with his spouse Polly Dooley since 1998 and they’ve 4 kids collectively.
He studied on the Arden School of Theatre in Manchester between 1992 and 1995.
The TV star has two sisters and is the older brother of Kimberly Dooley and Stephanie Ann Dooley. And it appears appearing runs in the household, Stephanie, who was previously married to Darren Day, can also be an actress and portrayed Zara Baynard in Emmerdale.
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What occurred in Innocent season 1 and do I want to observe it earlier than the brand new episodes?
Innocent is again for a brand new sequence however many viewers share the identical downside – they cannot fairly bear in mind what occurred in the primary one.
Former Coronation Street actress Katherine Kelly, who was seen in sequence 2 of Liar final yr, leads the forged as her character Sally Wright preventing in opposition to all odds, tries to show her innocence, having served time in jail.
If you did not watch the primary sequence of Innocent again in 2018 or are in want of a reminder, it centred on David Collins, who was wrongly accused of killing his spouse, Tara.
At the beginning of the sequence, David was launched from jail on a authorized technicality after a seven yr stretch behind bars and was decided to seek out out who was actually liable for Tara’s loss of life.
The finger of suspicion fell on quite a lot of folks together with David’s finest pal Tom, who had been having an affair with Tara.
However, in a shock twist, it was finally revealed to be David’s brother Phil who killed Tara with a hammer after she rejected his advances.
Season two is beginning and this time, it’s a totally new story, however with the identical query mark over the drama – are they harmless or responsible?
This time the forged is led by former Corrie, Cheat and Liar star Katherine as Sally, whose conviction leaves her profession, marriage and popularity in tatters.
And, in the primary episode, which airs on ITV on Monday, viewers will see her in the dock of Carlisle Crown Court, steely and decided to show her innocence and that she’s been the sufferer of a horrible miscarriage of justice.
Innocent will air on Monday nights at 9pm on ITV