First Look: Jenna Coleman Stars in the BBC’s Crime Drama, ‘The Jetty’

Ember (Jenna Coleman) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Ben Blackall)
Ember (Jenna Coleman) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Ben Blackall)

The BBC has released the first look at their upcoming four-part crime drama series, “The Jetty,” starring Jenna Coleman as Detective Ember Manning. The series, filmed in Lancashire, explores themes of sexual morality, age of consent, grooming, identity, and memory.

Malachy (Tom Glynn-Carney) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Ben Blackall)
Malachy (Tom Glynn-Carney) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Ben Blackall)

Coleman is joined by a talented cast, including Archie Renaux as Hitch, Ruby Stokes as Hannah, Tom Glynn-Carney, Laura Marcus, Bo Bragason, Weruche Opia, and Amelia Bullmore.

Riz (Weruche Opia) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Matt Towers)
Riz (Weruche Opia) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Matt Towers)

“The Jetty” centres on a fire in a Lancashire lake town, leading Detective Ember Manning to uncover connections to a missing persons cold case and an illicit relationship between a man and two underage girls. As the investigation intensifies, Ember’s personal history, present life, and sense of home intertwine with the unfolding mystery.

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Hannah (Ruby Stokes); Ember (Jenna Coleman) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Ben Blackall)
Hannah (Ruby Stokes); Ember (Jenna Coleman) (Image: BBC/Firebird Pictures/Ben Blackall)

The cast also includes Matthew McNulty, Ralph Ineson, David Ajala, Nina Barker-Francis, Miya Ocego, Elliot Cowan, Shannon Watson, Arthur Hughes, Dominic Coleman, and Ruaridh Mollica.

With filming wrapped up, audiences can look forward to The Jetty’s launch soon on BBC iPlayer and BBC One. Written and created by Cat Jones, and produced by Firebird Pictures for BBC iPlayer and BBC One,

I'm Noah Masire, I look after UK TV News at Memorable TV. From the gripping crime of Happy Valley to the feel good storytelling of All Creatures Great & Small, I bring you the latest news about what's what and who's who in the world of iconic British TV shows. Stay tuned!