Tim Roth Shines in BBC First’s Tin Star


The wait is finally over, BBC First fans can now take full control of the remote and binge watch their favourite ‘bad cop’ Chief Jim Worth as thrilling drama Tin Star comes to screens this October.

The 10-part series, set in the majestic Canadian Rockies, stars Tim Roth (as Jim Worth) and Christina Hendricks (as Elizabeth Bradshaw).  Tin Star tells the story of Roth’s character Jim Worth, a former British detective now small town police chief, who brings his family to the tiny, tranquil town of Little Big Bear for a better life.

Known for his dark past, Jim faces a gruelling test when a vast industrial facility opens nearby and their new home is flooded with workers looking for drugs, gambling and prostitution. The new chief must work hard to protect his family and the town from organised crime, however when Jim’s family suffers a shocking tragedy, old, dark and dangerous secrets surface. The townsfolk soon discover that Jim, is not the man people think he is.

Without a doubt, this unsuspecting, cryptic drama, will leave viewers in enthralled. Ahead of the series debut on BBC First, here are a few reasons why you will love Tin Star.

Kudo’s to Tim Roth, the Anti-Hero 

Not only will Tim Roth fans get to hear his well-rounded raw British accent throughout the series, viewers will also get a glimpse of a dramatic storyline where his good intentions play out in a paradox through the dark sequence of intense drama to save himself and his family.

The Incredible Storyline

Its part drama, part thriller and part tragedy, Tin Star is an exhilaratingly smart, breathlessly suspenseful thrill ride of a show as deceit, guilt, love, and all-consuming rage lead inevitably to a gut-wrenching finale.

The All-Star Talented Cast

Alongside Tim Roth, who’s known for his roles in Rillington Place, The Incredible Hulk , Pulp Fiction and Planet of the Apes, the talented cast includes Oliver Coopersmith, known for his role in Brothers. Rowan Joffe, who appeared on The American and Before I Go to Sleep as well as Abigail Lawrie and Christina Hendricks, who was part of Mad Men and Good Girls.

Location is Everything Riveting Scenes Filmed Over Amazing Backdrops

Filmed in High River Canada, the series sets the scene with views of riveting landscapes shot over a little piece of paradise. Showcasing breath-taking cascading rivers, stunning views of galactic ice drops and mountainous peaks, which fit well with the narrative.

Watch Tin Star on BBC First, DStv Channel 119, from Wednesday 17 October at 8pm

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