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New Original Mystery Series ‘The Tower’ Headed to Britbox Dec. 1

Gemma Whelan (“Game of Thrones,” “Killing Eve”) is headlining a new original drama on the British streaming service Britbox called “The Tower.” All episodes premiere Dec. 1.

The series — based on the novel by Kate London, a former U.K. detective who spent eight years on the force — is written and executive produced by Patrick Harbison of “Homeland” and “24.”

In “The Tower,” Whelan plays a detective brought in to investigate a shocking event in London’s East End in which a veteran cop and teenage girl are killed and a rookie cop and 5-year-old boy go missing. Seemingly their only connection is the tower where the incident took place. 

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The series co-stars Jimmy Akingbola (“Kate & Koji,” upcoming “Bel-Air”), Emmett J Scanlan (“Peaky Blinders,” “Gangs of London”) and Tahirah Sharif (“Casualty,” “The Haunting of Bly Manor”).

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