Parminder Nagra will return to ITV1 as Detective Inspector Rachita Ray, for a second series of acclaimed police thriller, DI Ray.
The new six-part series has been commissioned will once again be set in Birmingham, and will see Leicester-born DI Ray investigating the murder of a high-profile criminal. Sensitive ethnic issues relating to the case ignite racial tensions, causing a personal conflict for Rachita, both as a British Asian woman and as a police officer, which she must fight to prevent a turf war erupting on the streets of Birmingham…
The new six-part series of DI Ray will be written by Line of Duty actress and screenwriter Maya Sondhi, Ben Tagoe and Sarah Deane.
Parminder Nagra, who plays DI Ray, commented: “How lovely to have got the response that we did for series one. Thanks to our audience and to ITV and our amazing talented producers Maya Sondhi, Jed Mercurio, Madonna Baptiste, Jimmy Mulville, we get to do it again. We look forward to taking you on another thrilling adventure!”
Filming begins next year.