2018 - ENGLISH - SERIES
Set in and around the corridors of power, Bodyguard tells the fictional story of David Budd, a heroic but volatile war veteran now working as a Specialist Protection Officer for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London's Metropolitan Police Service. When he is assigned to protect the ambitious and powerful Home Secretary Julia Montague, whose politics stand for everything he despises, Budd finds himself torn between his duty and beliefs. Responsible for her safety, is he actually her biggest threat? Bodyguard is a 2018 English-language Crime Drama show starring Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes, Gina Mckee, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin, Pippa Haywood and Linda Hargreaves. World Productions was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Priscilla Parish and Eric Coulter. The series is directed by Thomas Vincent and John Strickland. Series originally aired on BBC One in English. ITV Studios Global Entertainment acquired the distribution rights for the series. Creator of the series is Jed Mercurio. The television series has a running time of 56-75 minutes for each episode. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. Cinematography was done by John Lee and editing by Steve Singleton and Andrew John McClelland. The music was composed by Ruth Barrett along with Ruskin Williamson.