Vicky McClure gives exciting update about her new ITV thriller

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Photo credit: David M. Benett - Getty Images
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ITV's Trigger Point has officially wrapped, the drama's star Vicky McClure has confirmed on Instagram.

Line of Duty's McClure is transitioning from anti-corruption's AC-12 to Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad in the six-part thriller, produced by Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television.

McClure stars as bomb disposal operative and front line officer Lana Washington opposite Undercover's Adrian Lester's Nutkins, also a bomb disposal operative. Both are ex-military and very close, having previously served in Afghanistan together.

When a terrorist campaign threatens the capital over the summer, the operatives are at the forefront of urgent efforts to find out who is behind the bombings before fatalities escalate…..

Trigger Point on ITV: Latest updates

McClure shared a photo of herself in her bomb disposal squad costume, and added the caption: 'It's late, in car heading home to Notts. Started Trigger Point back in May in London, a huge gig in front of me, 6 explosive episodes and now i’m wrapped!! Surreal feeling.'

She continued: 'Pretty exhausted… There was a fair bit of running but my heart is full of love for the crew & cast I've just spent the last 5 months with. When ya see it on the telly, take a look at the credits… Everyone grafted so hard and brought their immense talents every day!! Beyond grateful to you ALL!!!'

The actress was congratulated by Line of Duty co-star Martin Compston.

Here's everything else we know about new ITV drama Trigger Point so far...

Trigger Point: The plot

Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester play bomb disposal operatives known as 'Expos' in what ITV describes as a 'high-octane thriller, turning the spotlight on counter terrorism policing and the extraordinary work of the Metropolitan Police Bomb Disposal Squad'.

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Lana and Joel put their lives on the frontline when a terrorist campaign threatens the capital over the summer, and are tasked with finding out who is behind the bombings before fatalities escalate.

ITV's synopsis reads: 'Under extreme pressure and searching for answers, Lana can’t help but become suspicious that the bomber is premeditatedly targeting her unit. It’s a terrifying thought, but against all odds how does she prove it and discover the bomber’s real identity?'

Trigger Point: The cast

Vicky McClure leads as ex-military-turned police bomb disposal operative Lana Washington with Adrian Lester as fellow 'Expo' Joel Nutkins. The pair are close having both served in Afghanistan.

Other cast confirmed include Mark Stanley (Honour) as DI Thom Youngblood, Warren Brown (Luther) as Karl Maguire, Kerry Godliman (After Life) as Sonya Reeves, Cal MacAninch (Des) as Lee Robins SCO19, Manjinder Virk (Midsomer Murders) as Samira Desai SO15 and Ralph Ineson (The Capture) as Commander Bregman.

Trigger Point: The release date

Vicky McClure has revealed that filming has wrapped, so we may have to wait until 2022 until the series arrive son our small screens.

We'll keep you updated here...

Trigger Point will air on ITV

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