ITV Sets September Premiere For 2-Part Drama ‘Honour’ Starring Keeley Hawes

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16 Sep 20

ITV Sets September Premiere For 2-Part Drama ‘Honour’ Starring Keeley Hawes

ITV has set an October premiere date for two-part factual drama ‘Honour’, starring Keeley Hawes, it has been announced.

Written by Gwyneth Hughes and directed by Richard Laxton, Keeley stars as the real-life detective who brought five killers to justice in the heartbreaking true story of Banaz Mahmod, the young Londoner murdered for falling in love with the wrong man.

The series sees Hawes star as Detective Chief Inspector Caroline Goode and follows her passionate search to discover the fate of missing 20-year old Banaz. Goode discovered that Banaz had been to the police five times to report threats to her life from members of her own family. Appalled that her own colleagues had missed multiple chances to save a young woman’s life and prevent a so-called “honour” killing, Caroline vowed that she would not rest until she finally got justice for Banaz. It was a promise that quickly became personally consuming. This tense and emotionally vivid drama brings Caroline’s long and unwavering quest to life.

Alongside Hawes, the series stars Rhianne Barreto, Moe Bar-el, Alexa Davies, Michael Jibson, Ahd Kamel, Buket Komur, Amanda Lawrence, Nasser Memarzia and Mark Stanley.

The series is produced by Hera Pictures in association with Hawes’ production company Buddy Club. Liza Marshall, Gwyneth Hughes, Peter Kosminsky and Keeley Hawes exec produce.

‘Honour’ premieres Monday 28th September 2020 at 9pm on ITV, and concludes Tuesday 29th September 2020.