Witness Number 3 cast of new Channel 5 drama revealed

Witness Number 3 number of episodes and watch online

Witness Number 3 is the brand new drama airing on Channel 5 – here’s all you need to know!

The new series has been written by Thomas Eccleshare and stars Nina Toussaint-White (The Sister, Bodyguard) as Jodie, a woman whose life is turned upside down when she finds herself a witness in a murder trial.

A teaser shares: “Jodie Packer is a single mum, who owns her own hairdressing business. One day, she witnesses something seemingly innocuous, but soon finds herself as the significant witness in a murder enquiry and facing a campaign of intimidation.

“It begins with a series of strange text messages, memes and links to her phone. As her paranoia grows, a local gang mounts a terrifying threat against Jodie and her young son Kyle.”

Sue Johnston as Cathy, Nina Toussaint-White as Jodie and Cole Martin as Kyle
Witness Number 3: Sue Johnston as Cathy, Nina Toussaint-White as Jodie and Cole Martin as Kyle

Watch Witness Number 3 on TV and online

Witness Number 3 will start on Monday, 18 July at 9PM on Channel 5.

The four-part series will continue nightly throughout the week on Tuesday, 19 July; Wednesday, 20 July and Thursday, 21 July.

You’ll also be able to watch online via My5.

Meet the cast!

Alongside Nina Toussaint-White as Jodie, the cast also features Sion Daniel Young (Deceit, The Left Behind) as P.C Ivan Barkas, Clare Dunne (Kin, Herself) as Detective Whelan, Ruaridh Mollica (Stonemouth, Tell It to the Bees) as Po, Sue Johnston (The Royle Family, Downton Abbey) as Cathy and newcomer Cole Martin is Kyle.

The series follows salon owner Jodie who, while at work, observes two men walking past the window on the road outdoors.

JODIE: Nina Toussaint-White
JODIE: Nina Toussaint-White

When police make a appeal over a murder Jodie comes forward realising she witnessed the killer and his victim’s final moments.

When detectives decide to protect her identity, referring to her as ‘Witness No.3’, Jodie discovers the killer is part of a local gang who launch a terrifying campaign of intimidation to silence her.

Executive Producer David Nath of Story Films said: “Thomas Eccleshare has written a compelling thriller, oozing with paranoia and claustrophobia, which poses a simple question: How far are you prepared to go to do the right thing?”

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