Hope Street: Release Date, Plot, Cast, and More
Hope Street is a criminal drama now streaming on BBC1 and BritBox, and it is the newest creation of Paul Marquess and Donna Wiffen of Long Story TV.
The focus of the show is the fictional Northern Ireland coastal town of Port Devine's police department. Paul Marquess stated of the series, “After over 30 years of creating theatre in England, I am ecstatic to be returning home to film Hope Street.”
The Release date for Hope Street
The debut of Hope Street aired on BBC1 in Northern Ireland on November 24, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. The tenth and last episode was broadcast on February 2, 2022.
The series premiered on BBC1 in other areas on January 31 and aired the same weekdays. If you prefer to binge-watch Hope Street, you may do so on BBC iPlayer. On January 31, 2022, the series premiered exclusively on BritBox in the United States.
The Plotline of Hope Street
Hope Street takes place in Port Devine, a tranquil beach village in Northern Ireland. The plot centers around the unanticipated arrival of DC Leila Hussain (Amara Karan). Leila is the town's first Muslim police officer and an Englishwoman.
According to the BBC, the series would “highlight the town's warm-hearted and good-humored residents as they construct a future together, rather than lingering on the differences of the past.”
Each episode is a stand-alone crime story, but the show also follows the ups and downs of the force's members as they deal with day-to-day police work in Port Devine.
Carla-Maria Lawson, Head of BBC Daytime and Early Peak, adds, “I'm happy that we'll be bringing the stunning background of Northern Ireland to BBC One Daytime audiences in this fascinating new drama from such a brilliant team.” I am convinced that our followers will love immersing themselves in Hope Street's intriguing personalities.” ‘
The Cast of Hope Street
Hope Street was created by Susanne Farrell (Dirty God) and Paul Marquess (London Kills). Farrell, Jess Lea (EastEnders), Christine Murphy (Emmerdale), Stuart Drennan (Hollyoaks), and Shazia Rashid wrote the series (EastEnders).
The following individuals are on the cast list for the show:
- Brid Brennan (Brooklyn) portrays Concepta in the film.
- Des McAleer portrays Barry in (The Crown).
- Ciarán McMenamin portrays Detective Inspector Finn O'Hare (Primeval).
- Amara Karan represents DC (The Night of). Hussain, Leila
- Niall Wright (Daniel's Castle) is PC Callum McCarthy in Daniel's Castle.
- Kerri Quinn Portrayed Sergeant Marlene Pettigrew (Three Families).
- Niamh McGrady portrays Nicole Devine (The Fall).
Hope street filming sets
Hope Street was filmed entirely in Donaghadee, County Down, Northern Ireland, a coastal town noted for its lighthouse, picturesque harbor, and Copeland Gin distillery.
Since the 17th century, Donaghadee has been a port of call for ships, and the local flora and fauna can be observed from The Copeland Bird Observatory on Lighthouse Island.
Hope Street was filmed at the Donaghadee Motto, the lighthouse, the harbor, and the adjacent farms and residential districts.