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ITV Preps Crime Thriller ‘Viewpoint’, Co-Created By ‘Fleabag’ Director Harry Bradbeer & ‘Manhunt’ Writer Ed Whitmore From ‘Ripper Street’ Producer Tiger Aspect

ITV Preps Crime Thriller ‘Viewpoint’, Co-Created By ‘Fleabag’ Director Harry Bradbeer & ‘Manhunt’ Writer Ed Whitmore From ‘Ripper Street’ Producer Tiger Aspect

Exclusive: Emmy-winning Fleabag director Harry Bradbeer has co-created a Rear Window-esque crime drama with Manhunt writer Ed Whitmore for ITV.

The pair have devised five-part thriller Viewpoint from Ripper Street producer Tiger Aspect, ordered to series by the British commercial broadcaster.

The drama follows a police surveillance investigation into a tight knit community in Manchester and explores whether it is ever possible observe the lives of others with true objectivity and zero effect.

When beloved primary school teacher Gemma King vanishes into thin air, DC Martin Young decides to set up his observation post in the home of single mum Zoe Sturges. His reasoning is simple – Zoe’s flat commands a panoramic view of all the comings and goings in Westbury Square. More specifically, he can see straight into the flat that Gemma shares with boyfriend Greg Sullivan, the prime suspect in her disappearance. But Martin is a man

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