First Look After David Tennant’s Transformation Into Notorious UK Serial Killer Nilsen Dennis – ITV has revealed the first look of David Tennant after shocking transformation into one of Britain’s most notorious serial killers, Dennis Nilsen.
First Look After David Tennant’s Transformation Into Notorious UK Serial Killer Nilsen Dennis:
This brand new ITV drama will re-frame the arrest and trial of Dennis Nilsen (played by David Tennant) for the murders of 12 boys and young men throughout 1978 and 1983.
The Scottish actor, David Tennant, who looks unrecognizable as he transforms, will play murderer Dennis Nilsen in ITV’s three-part drama Des set to air next year.
Nilsen Dennis, also Scottish, was a serial killer who is said to have confessed to killing 15 men in London throughout the late ’70s and early ’80s.
Nilsen continued his crimes unimpeded until a visit his from DCI Peter Jay to investigate bone and flesh fragments in his drains uncovered what he’d done.
Nilsen Dennis was imprisoned for life in 1983 and died in jail in 2018, aged 78.
David Tennant Will Play Dennis Nilsen:
ITV Head of Drama, Polly Hill, has announced, “This drama starts with Nilsen’s arrest and is looking at him through the eyes of the police officer trying to identify those he killed and deliver justice for them and the biographer he chose to tell his story.”
The series also stars Daniel Mays, Jason Watkins, Ron Cook, Faye McKeever, Chanel Cresswell, Barry Ward, Tony Way, Bronagh Waugh, Laurie Kynaston, Ross Anderson, Ben Bailey Smith, Jay Simpson, Silas Carson, Stuart McQuarrie, Jamie Parker, Lex Shrapnel, Gerard Horan, Joel Morris, Jonathan Coy, Amy Booth-Steel, Ken Bones, Andrew Woodall and Amaka Okafor, Daniel Mays will star as Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay.
My track record playing coppers continues in new 3 pt @ITV drama DES. In 1983, DCI Peter Jay was responsible for securing the conviction of notorious serial killer Dennis Nilsen. A shocking and unprecedented case that rocked the nation. Excited to be joining such a talented cast pic.twitter.com/VA7RHiHPsR
— Daniel Mays (@DanielMays9) November 22, 2019
This will be interesting, David Tennant to follow in the footsteps of @ArronUsher becoming the second actor to play necrophiliac serial killer Dennis Nilsen. https://t.co/a1mp3XnYNJ pic.twitter.com/V1YYEdYCpj
— Líam Rudden 🧢 (@LiamRudden) November 23, 2019