It’s been officially confirmed that Katia Winter and Dawn Steele have been cast in the upcoming police drama “Granite Harbour.”
Katia Winter is a Swedish actress who is popularly known for appearing as Nadia in the Showtime hit series “Dexter” (2012), as Katrina Crane in “Sleepy Hollow” (2013–15), as Freydís Eiríksdóttir in “Legends of Tomorro” (2017–18), and is currently playing as Gwen Karlsson in the “Blood & Treasure” (2019–present).
Steele is a Scottish actress who is widely recognized for her roles as Alexandra “Lexie” MacDonald in the drama series “Monarch of the Glen,” Alice Trevanion in the series “Wild at Heart,” and Dr. Annie Jandhu/Murdoch in the Soap Opera “River City.” She also portrayed Ange Godard in “Holby City” which ceased in March 2022.
Katia will portray Karolia Anderson and Steele as DCI Cora MacMillan. Joining the two talented actress in the new series are Bhav Joshi (as DI Jaiyush Mallick), Michelle Jeram
(as DS Simone ‘Monty’ Montrose), Romario Simpson (as Davis Lindo), Hannah Donaldson (as DCI Tara ‘Bart’ Bartlett), and Gray Lewis and Fiona Bell in undisclosed roles.
This new three-part drama series is developed for BBC One, BBC Scotland, and iPlayer, created by LA Productions. Production for the series recently began in Scotland and will start airing in late 2022.
“Granite Harbour” revolves around the tale of Lance Corporal Davis Lindo (Simpson) who lands in Aberdeen joining in as a new recruit to Police Scotland.
Having finished his last tour with the Royal Military Police, Lindo aspires to become a detective at the New Scotland Yard. Regardless, he sees himself being dispatched to acquaint as a Detective Constable in the North East of Scotland, he must learn how to adjust to this unfamiliar place in Aberdeen, which is far away from anything he has ever known in his life.
Louise Thornton, President of Commissioning at BBC Scotland states: “We are thrilled to have commissioned this new drama for the BBC Scotland channel and BBC One. Audiences will be treated to an intriguing and captivating story with strong characters that will play out against the dramatic cityscape of Aberdeen and the North East. We are delighted to be working with our colleagues in BBC iPlayer to bring high-quality content based in Scotland to audiences across the UK as part of our co-commissioning strategy.”
Gaynor Holmes, Executive Producer, BBC Drama further added: “We’re delighted to be working with LA Productions on this exciting new show. I can’t wait to see the story brought to life in its stunning Aberdeen setting by this brilliantly talented cast and crew.”