THE BBC have yet another gripping drama lined up to keep us on the edge of our seats.
Roadkill is set to air in the new year and we have all the essential information to get you ready for the first episode.
Hugh Laurie will be the lead in the new political drama[/caption]
When does Roadkill start on BBC One?
According to Radiotimes.com, filming has not yet begun for the four-part thriller.
Therefore it is likely to get underway in 2020.
It will be confirmed on here once a start date has been announced.
McCrory’s character Dawn Ellison will have her hands full as the Prime Minister[/caption]
Who is in the cast?
Former comedian Hugh Laurie will star as a merciless politician known as Peter Laurence.
The 60-year-old is known for his roles in Blackadder and medical drama series House, for which he was the recipient of two Golden Globe Awards.
Helen McCrory, best known for her role in peaky Blinders, will play the role of prime minister, Dawn Ellison.
The rest of the star-studded cast will feature Patricia Hodge from Miranda, Pip Torrens from Poldark and Saskia Reeves from Us.
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Saskia Reeves has starred in BBC dramas before, such as the critically-acclaimed Luther[/caption]
What is the show about?
The show focuses on politics and the future of our society, as Hugh Laurie plays a self-righteous Conservative minister who optimises how the Conservative Party will look moving forward.
Peter then finds out secrets of his work and private life have been revealed.
The emotionless politician is not phased by the revelations, instead he he tries to out-run his enemies and demons of his past.
He has his eyes with the ultimate goal in politics of becoming prime minister.