About The Secret
The story of a real life double murder will be told in a four-part ITV drama, The Secret, to be produced by Hat Trick Productions.
Acclaimed Northern Ireland actor James Nesbitt plays Colin Howell, a respectable dentist and pillar of the community, who became a killer in partnership with a Sunday school teacher, Hazel Buchanan.
Hazel Buchanan will be played by Genevieve O’Reilly, who is known for her roles in Episodes, Banished and The Honourable Woman.
Written by Bafta winning writer Stuart Urban (An Ungentlemanly Act), the drama is directed by Nick Murphy (Occupation, Prey) and produced by Jonathan Curling (Holy Cross, The Government Inspector)
The Executive Producer is Hat Trick Productions Head of Drama, Mark Redhead (Murder of Stephen Lawrence, Bloody Sunday, Case Sensitive, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, Critical).