Spirit Entertainment Limited
Release Date: 2 June 2014
Police Man, Family Man, Wanted Man.
Prey is ITV’s new high-octane three-part thriller, led by BAFTA nominated actor John Simm. Prey follows the story of a man on the run, who is desperate to clear his name for the sake of his family.
Detective Sergeant Marcus Farrow (John Simm) is a well-liked Manchester copper who is wrongly accused and arrested for an inhumane crime. Narrowly escaping police custody Farrow becomes an outlaw and begins a high-stakes game of cat and mouse across the city with Acting Detective Chief Inspector Susan Reinhardt (Rosie Cavaliero). As a wanted killer, Farrow has few allies, however one thing is certain, for the sake of his family, Farrow is prepared to do things he never thought possible. And he won’t rest until he knows the truth.
Joining the cast alongside John Simm are Rosie Cavaliero, Craig Parkinson, Anastasia Hille and Adrian Edmondson. Written by Chris Lunt.
“Chris Lunt is a very talented writer and we are delighted to have his debut serial on ITV. He has created extremely vivid characters in Prey and we are very excited to have John Simm in the lead role.” ~ ITV’s Director of Drama, Steve November
“John Simm is mesmerising in ‘Prey’” ~The Mirror
“Prey is the grittiest, most grey-hued, morally ambiguous crime drama since Line Of Duty” ~The Guardian
“The Fugitive-influenced, Manchester-set cat-and-mouse tale has been tautly written, stylishly made and excellently played” ~The Telegraph
“It’s a knuckle-chewingly tense finale, with a terrific star turn from Simm” ~The Telegraph