A new BBC thriller follows the story of an emergency call handler (Gabe) in Glasgow whose world gets turned upside down. 

After receiving a desperate life and death call from a woman who appears to know him, Gabe questions if he can trust the caller.

Now under pressure to work out who the mystery woman is, he makes the decision that might have devasting consequences that force him to confront the past he wants to forget. 

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The thriller comes drama stars a stellar cast including Agents of Shield star Iain De Caestecker in the lead and Joanna Vanderham of The Paradise alongside. 

The Control Room full cast list: 

  • Gabe: Iain De Caestecker
  • Sam: Joanna Vanderham
  • Breck: Sharon Rooney
  • Ian: Stuart Bowman
  • Leigh: Taj Atwal
  • Anthony: Daniel Portman
  • Danni: Rona Morison
  • Ross: Conor McLeod
  • Jat: Taqi Nazeer
  • Lennie: Natali McCleary

How to watch The Control Room: 

The Control Room starts on Sunday 17 July on BBC One and BBC iPlayer at 9pm. 

The show will have three episodes altogether that will air over three nights back to back.