Exclusive preview clip: Watch Billy Howle in BritBox thriller The Beast Must Die

Get a first look at Billy Howle playing Detective Nigel Strangeways in BritBox Original crime thriller The Beast Must Die.

By Alex Fletcher Published: 27 May 2021 - 12.43pm

BritBox’s crime thriller The Beast Must Die is an intense and gripping new thriller that is one of the must-watch dramas of the summer.

Starring Jared Harris (Mad Men, Chernobyl), Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife) and Billy Howle (The Serpent) as the show’s three leads, this five-part revenge drama set on the Isle of Wight is truly stunning.

BT TV has an exclusive first-look clip of Billy Howle playing Nigel Strangeways, a troubled yet talented detective who is managing his own demons and trauma while attempting to bring justice.

Watch The Beast Must Die episodes 1 and 2 now on BritBox.

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How to watch The Beast Must Die

Five-part drama The Beast Must Die will be available exclusively on BritBox UK.

The first two episodes are streaming now.

New episodes will then be released weekly on Thursdays from June 3.

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Who’s in the cast of The Beast Must Die?

The cast of The Beast Must Die cast is led by Bafta-winner and Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actor Jared Harris (Chernobyl, The Crown, Mad Men). He is joined by Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife, Deadwater Fell), Billy Howle (MotherFatherSon, Witness For The Prosecution, On Chesil Beach) and Nathaniel Parker (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Vanity Fair). 

Additional cast members announced include Geraldine James, below (Back to Life, Anne with an E, Utopia), Maeve Dermody (Carnival Row, Marcella, The Frankenstein Chronicles) and newcomers Mia Tomlinson and Barney Sayburn. 

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