A CONFESSION is based on a true story that shocked the nation following one detective’s search for a missing girl.
With an all-star cast acting out this gripping real-life story, the show is proving to be a hit with viewers. Here’s all you need to know…
When does A Confession start on ITV ?
The ITV drama started on Monday, September 2, 2019.
You can watch it on Monday nights at 9pm.
The show will run for six episodes.
After each episode has aired you can watch it on the ITV Hub.
What happens in episode four of A Confession?
Following the shocking confession from Christopher Halliwell to DS Fulcher, the remains of two murdered women are recovered from the Wiltshire countryside.
However, the families of Sian O’Callaghan and Becky Godden-Edwards soon discover that getting justice for their loved ones is not going to be straightforward.
Even with the confession DS Fulcher was able to get from his chief suspect…
Is A Confession based on a true story?
Following on the success of Manhunt, A Confession is another crime drama which deals with a real-life case.
It tells the story of 22-year-old Sian O’Callaghan who went missing in Swindon in 2011 after leaving a nightclub to walk to her boyfriend’s house.
Senior Investigating Officer Steve Fulcher is in charge of handling the case and firmly believes that Sian is still alive.
In the end he links Sian’s case to the disappearance of Becky Godden-Edwards and breaches police procedure to ensure that justice prevails.
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Who is in the cast of A Confession?
The series brings with it a star cast.
From The Office actor and a former EastEnders star, here’s who is in the line-up:
Martin Freeman as Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher
This isn’t the first time Martin‘s played a sleuth – he starred as Dr John Watson in the series Sherlock alongside Benedict Cumberbatch.
Other series he’s starred in include The Office and Fargo.
He’s also been in a number of films including The Hobbit, Love Actually and Black Panther.
Imelda Staunton as Karen Edwards
Imelda has previously starred in a number of film and theatre roles.
In Nanny McPhee she played Mrs Blatherwick and in two of the Harry Potter films she starred as Dolores Umbridge.
Her TV credits include Return To Cranford, My Family And Other Animals and Up The Garden Path.
Siobhan Finneran as Elaine O’Callaghan
Siobhan previously starred in Downtown Abbey as the scheming lady’s maid Sarah O’Brien.
She’s also been in Coronation Street, Happy Valley and The Amazing Mrs Pritchard.
In the hit ITV comedy Benidorm she played Janice Harvey.
Siobhan also stars in Cold Feet.
Joe Absolom as Christopher Halliwell
Joe stars as local taxi driver Christopher Halliwell, who soon becomes a chief suspect in the search for a missing woman.
The actor is famous for his role as Al Large in Doc Martin, while he’s also made appearances in EastEnders and The Lever.
The star also won the celebrity version of Total Wipeout in 2010 and bagged £10,000 for his chosen charity.
Charlie Cooper as Kevin Reape
Charlie is a writer and actor who also dabbles in music and comedy.
He worked both an actor and co-writer for BBC Comedy This Country.
Meanwhile Florence Howard plays Sian O’Callaghan in her first major TV role, with Peaky Blinders and Bodyguard actress Stephanie Hyam taking on the role of Becky Godden.