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‘The Rig’ to launch on Prime Video in January 2023

The trailer has been released for Prime Video’s upcoming UK original series ‘The Rig’.

The series stars Iain Glen (‘Game of Thrones’), Emily Hampshire (‘Schitt’s Creek’), Martin Compston (‘Line of Duty’) and Mark Addy (‘White House Farm’).

Filmed at First Stage Studios, and at several exterior locations in Edinburgh, ‘The Rig’ sees the crew of the Kinloch Bravo oil rig stationed off the Scottish coast in the dangerous waters of the North Sea. When they are due to be collected and return to the mainland, a mysterious and all-enveloping fog rolls through.

The rig is hit by massive tremors, and they find themselves cut off from all communication with the shore and the outside world. As the crew endeavour to discover what’s driving this unknown force, a major accident forces them to ask questions about who they can really trust.

Bonds are broken, allegiances formed and generational fault lines are exposed. The crew of the Bravo will be driven to the limits of both their loyalties and their endurance leading to a confrontation with forces beyond their imagination.

The series also stars Rochenda Sandall (‘Criminal: UK’), Owen Teale (‘A Discovery of Witches’), Richard Pepple (‘Cobra’), Mark Bonnar (‘Guilt’), Calvin Demba (‘Life’), Emun Elliott (‘Guilt’), Abraham Popoola (‘Cruella’), Stuart McQuarrie (‘Des’), Molly Vevers (”The Spanish Princess’), Cameron Fulton (‘River City’) and Nikhil Parmar (‘Foundation’).

The Rig is produced by Wild Mercury Productions, written by David Macpherson and directed by John Strickland (episodes 1-3) and Alex Holmes (episodes 4-6).

Watch the trailer at the top of this article.

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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