BBC’s The Driver with Rich Bacon

Date - 30 September, 2014, All News Television

The Driver is a new crime drama series that is set in Manchester and stars David Morrissey. Rick plays Isaac in this evening’s episode. Written by Bafta-winning Danny Brocklehurst, The Driver follows the story of cab driver Vince McKee, an ordinary man who makes a terrible decision in an attempt to turn his life around.

Faced with a family mystery and fed up with his day-to-day existence, Vince enlists an old friend to help but things don’t go according to plan, leading him to agree to drive for a criminal gang. Billed as a story of redemption, the trio of hour-long episodes show a man who, under incredible circumstances, gets a second chance.

Overview

Rick Bacon's extensive screen credits include Alabama, Da Vinci's Demons, The Poison Tree, Cuckoo, The Silent and The Damned for Mammoth Screen, The Bible, New Tricks, The Queen, Being Human, The Canterbury Tales, The Last Flight to Kuwait, The Guilty, Downton Abbey and the award winning Cape Of Good Hope.

On stage he has worked for The Salisbury Playhouse, Northampton Royal and Derngate and Nottingham Playhouse.

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