ITV Press Centre
20 May 2022
John Simm to return as Detective Superintendent Roy Grace
John Simm will reprise his role as Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, for a new series of ITV crime drama Grace.
Grace is an adaptation of international, bestselling author Peter James’ award winning novels, with over 21 million Grace novels having been sold to date.
Episodes one and three will be written by Ben Court and Caroline Ip, with Ed Whitmore writing the second episode.
Starring Richie Campbell as DS Glenn Branson, Zoë Tapper as Cleo Morey and Craig Parkinson as DS Norman Potting, the new series will comprise three feature length films (3 x 120 mins).
Grace is a co-production between Tall Story Pictures, part of ITV Studios, and Vaudeville Productions. Executive producer for Tall Story Pictures is Patrick Schweitzer, and Andrew O’Connor and Paul Sandler for Vaudeville Productions. Peter James will also be executive producing the new films.
ITV Drama Commissioner, Huw Kennair Jones, will oversee production from ITV’s perspective.
ITV Studios will be responsible for the international distribution of Grace.