Vicky McClure leads the cast in gripping UK drama series Insomnia - official trailer released

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1 May 2024, 11:48

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Paramount+ has unveiled the thrilling trailer for the upcoming UK original drama series Insomnia, starring the talented Vicky McClure in the lead role.

Set to premiere exclusively on Paramount+ in the UK on May 23rd, Insomnia promises to captivate audiences with its intense storyline, adapted from the bestselling novel by Sarah Pinborough.

Vicky McClure, known for her roles in Line of Duty, Trigger Point, and This Is England, takes on the character of Emma Averill, a successful career woman whose life takes a dark turn as she grapples with the fear of losing her mind.

In the gripping six-part series, Emma's world begins to unravel when she finds herself unable to sleep, mirroring a troubling pattern in her family's history.

With her mother's haunting words echoing in her mind, Emma embarks on a journey to uncover the truth behind her past and prevent a looming tragedy.

Joining McClure in the cast are Tom Cullen as Emma's loving husband Robert, Smylie Bradwell and India Fowler as their children Will and Chloe, Leanne Best as Emma's estranged sister Phoebe, Corinna Marlowe as Emma's troubled mother Patricia, and Lyndsey Marshal as Caroline, Emma's confidante.

Further enhancing the ensemble are Dominic Tighe and Jade Harrison as close family friends Julian and Michelle Simpson, and Robert Gilbert (Killing Eve) and Michelle Bonnard in pivotal roles.

Directed by Börkur Sigthorsson and produced by Left Bank in association with All3Media’s Build Your Own Films, Insomnia promises to deliver edge-of-your-seat suspense and heart-pounding drama.

With Sarah Pinborough at the helm as the writer and executive producer, alongside Andy Harries, Jessica Burdett, and Tim Bricknell, the series boasts a stellar creative team dedicated to bringing this captivating story to life.

The release of the official trailer has generated significant buzz among fans, eager to delve into the mystery and intrigue of Insomnia.

As anticipation builds for its premiere, audiences can expect a gripping tale of secrets, lies, and the quest for redemption.

Get ready to be spellbound by Vicky McClure and the talented cast as they unravel the mysteries of Insomnia, exclusively on Paramount+ this May.

INSOMNIA Will Premiere On 23rd May Exclusively On Paramount+ In The UK.