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Sheridan Smith to star in ITV's 'No Return' limited series

Sheridan Smith is set to star in the ITV drama, No Return. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Sheridan Smith is set to star in the ITV drama, "No Return." File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Oct. 14 (UPI) -- ITV announced Wednesday it has ordered No Return, a four-part drama starring singer and actress Sheridan Smith.

"The contemporary drama focuses upon an idyllic family holiday to Turkey which turns into a living nightmare for Kathy, played by Sheridan Smith, and her husband Martin when they are left desperately fighting for their 16 year old son's freedom after he's accused of a serious crime," a press release said.

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No other casting has been announced yet.

Brassic and Shameless scribe Danny Brocklehurst wrote the limited series, which is set to debut on the British network next summer.

Hannah Quinn -- whose credits include The Stranger and Safe -- will direct the series.

"I was thrilled to be asked to play Kathy in this exciting production and to be at ITV again," Smith said in a statement. "Can't wait to start filming on this thrilling, complex story about family finding their way through a terrifying situation."

Smith's credits include Cleaning Up, The Royle Family and Gavin & Stacy.

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