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ITV: Crime drama Prey back for second series with Philip Glenister

Prey, the recent three part ITV crime drama that starred John Simm as a cop forced to go on the run to clear his name after being accused of murder will be back for a second three episode run – only this time it’s a completely new story with Philip Glenister taking the lead as Prison Officer David Murdoch whose life begins to spiral out of control.

Rosie Caveliero will reprise her role as DS Susan Reinhardt who heads up the team trying to catch David when he goes rogue taking a female prisoner, Jules Hope, with him.

The series will film in Manchester, Blackpool and Salford and is being made for ITV by Red Productions. Chris Lunt is once again writing the scripts and Red founder Nicola Shindler will exec produce.