Sky1 has confirmed the launch date for new series Critical. The medical drama will premiere on the channel on Tuesday, February 24.
The 13-part series is told in real-time like 24 and focuses on a hospital’s trauma unit. The series is written by Line of Duty’s Jed Mercurio and reunites him with actor Lennie James, who stars as trauma consultant Glen Boyle.
The show also stars Catherine Walker (Strike Back), Claire Skinner (Outnumbered) and Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat). The Critical cast is completed by Neve McIntosh, Prasanna Puwanarajah, John MacMillan, Ellen Thomas, Mali Harries, Paul Bazely, Danny Kirrane, Peter Sullivan, Emma Fryer, Orion Lee and Juliet Oldfield.