FINDING Alice is a new ITV drama set to air TONIGHT (January 17, 2021) starring Joanna Lumley.
But who is starring alongside the Absolutely Fabulous actress? Here is a closer look at the cast.
Keeley Hawes and Joanna Lumley will play mother and daughter in new show Finding Alice
Keeley Hawes is starring in the lead role as Alice, a widow struggling to cope with the loss of her husband who died falling down the stairs.
The 43-year-old is also one of the creators of the show, along with Roger Goldbys and Simon Nye.
Speaking about her own drama, Keeley said: “I am absolutely delighted to be working with the brilliant Simon Nye and hugely talented Goldby on a project that means so much to all of us.”
Keeley Hawes also features in BBC series BodyguardCredit: PA:Press Association
Other famous films the 73-year-old has starred in include The Wolf of Wall Street, James And The Giant Peach and the movie adaptation of Absolutely Fabulous.
Lumley, who was in fact born in India, is an activist who has supported many charity and welfare groups.
Lumley will play the mother of Hawes’ character Alice.
Joanna Lumley will play the mother of Hawes’ character Alice
The actor will star as Alice’s father, Roger, in the new comedic drama.
He played Lord Andrew Lindsay in 1981’s Chariots of Fire, which earned him a Bafta nomination, and was a seducing conman in TV series The Charmer.
Havers took part in the BBC TV series Who Do You Think You Are? in 2013, his ancestry ranging from an Essex businessman on his father’s side to a Cornish miller on his mother’s side.
Nigel Havers will star as Alice’s father in Finding AliceCredit: Jon Bond -The Sun
Gentleman Jack star Gemma Jones will feature in the new drama as Alice’s in-law.
She has appeared in popular films such as Bridget Jones’s Diary and the Harry Potter movies.
The 73-year-old won a Best Supporting Actress Bafta TV award in 2015 for her role in the BBC movie Marvellous.
Gemma Jones will feature in the new drama as Alice’s in-lawCredit: Getty – Contributor
Kenneth Cranham plays Alice’s father-in-law in the new programme.
The 75-year-old is known for being in horror film Hellbound: Hellraiser II and thriller flick Valkyrie.
The Scotsman has done more acting on the stage though, and has featured in shows such as Entertaining Mr Sloane, Loot and An Inspector Calls.
He won an Olivier Award in 2016 for Best Actor, after his role in The Father.
In 2019 he played Brian Reader in TV series Hatton Garden and was the star of Shine On Harvey Moon from 1982-85.
Kenneth Cranham stars as Alice’s father-in-lawCredit: Getty – Contributor
The actor will star as Alice’s dead husband Harry.
What wife Alice will soon find out is that Harry left behind a disturbing trail of secrets, debt, suspicion and criminal activity.
Merrells has starred in numerous telly shows from the receptionist in Casualty to a four-year stint on Emmerdale from 2010-2014.
He’s starred in Cutting It, Sweet Medicine, Waterloo Road, Lark Rise To Candleford and Agatha Raisin.
Jason Merrells will play Harry in Finding AliceCredit: BBC
The teenager will play Alice and Harry’s 16-year-old daughter Charlotte in the six-part series.
The 17-year-old has featured in the TV show Paranoid, but is more familiar with the stage.
Isabella was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Nether in 2015.
She has also been nominated for the 2020 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Supporting Actress for her part in Appropriate.
Isabella Pappas will play Alice and Harry’s 16-year-old daughter Charlotte in the six-part seriesCredit: Rex Features
The Scotswoman will feature in the show as Harry’s sister Nicola.
She left school at the age of 16 to start an acting career.
The star has featured in the series My Mad Fat Diary in the role of Rae Earl, Sophie in Two Doors Down and the character of Dawn in Brief Encounters.
In 2015, Sharon’s role in My Mad Fat Dairy won her a British Academy Scotland Award for Best Television Actress.
Sharon Rooney will play Harry’s sister NicolaCredit: Les Gallagher – The Sun Glasgow