The Bay Series 3 cast as ITV drama returns with Marsha Thomason in lead role

Get ready to spawn all sorts of theories and play guessing games as The Bay makes its highly anticipated return to ITV on Wednesday night.

It has now been three years since the crime drama debuted, becoming an instant hit as millions of viewers became fully engaged in the grim events in the not-so-sleepy seaside town of Morecambe.

The Bay 2 series ended with a gripping conclusion after DS Lisa Armstrong, left in the doldrums of her career after her bad deeds in Series 1, was called into action to get to the bottom of the murder on the step from the door of well-known local businessman Stephen Marshbrook.

In addition to starting everything in the line of duty, Lisa also had her own personal issues when her ex returned to the scene.

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But, in a huge staff change for Series 3, Morven Christie has left the series and the cast of The Bay will now be led by former Playing the Field actress Marsha Thomason, who takes over as DS. Jenn Townsend.

Marsha will be joined in Series 3 by other newcomers including Gary Lewis (Outlander, Rig45), Rina Mahoney (Eleventh Hour), Vincent Regan (300, Troy) and Barry Sloane (Six, Revenge) and David Carpenter and Emme Haynes who make their professional acting debut in the series.

The Bay 3 Series Cast

Marsha Thomason as DS Jenn Townsend

Daniel Ryan as DI Tony Manning

Erin Shanagher as DS Karen Hobson

Gary Lewis as Vinnie Morrison

Andrew Dowbiggin as DS James “Clarkie” Clarke

Thomas Law as DC Eddie Martin

Rina Mahoney as Mariam Rahman

Michael Karim as Adnan Rahman

Nadeem Islam as Jamal Rahman

The new The Bay series kicks off Wednesday January 12 at 9pm, with a teaser for episode 1: “DS Jenn Townsend, Morecambe’s new Family Liaison Officer, is immediately thrown into the deep end when a body runs aground. in the Bay. on his first day of work.

“She has to step into the shoes of a grieving and complicated family if she has any chance of solving the untimely death of a young, aspiring boxer, while also trying to fit in with Manning and the rest of the squad. . “

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