Tonight’s episode will see McDonald & Dodds sent to the home of Max Crockett (played by Robert Lindsay) who is an entrepreneur and multi-millionaire who finds a dead body in his Bath family home. Before the show begins, the cast along with writer Robert Murphy, have opened up about the very special reason for filming in Bath and how it changed the nature of the stereotypical detective drama.
Tonight viewers will see the drama unfold as Max Crockett’s family gets dragged into a murder case when a man dies on the Crockett property.
It will quickly become clear Max has three daughters all looking to be handed the keys to his company and therefore his inheritance.
But when a stranger dies inside Crockett’s locked family home, DCI Lauren McDonald (played by Tala) and DS Dodds (played by Jason) will be thrown together to solve it.
McDonald is from London and used to the hustle and bustle of the busy city streets while Dobbs has been sat behind a desk in the police station as management continues to beg him to retire.
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McDonald and Dodds: Robert Lindsay will star in tonight's episode of the new ITV detective show (Image: ITV)
McDonald and Dodds: Robert Murphy has opened up about going back to a retro detective series (Image: ITV)
McDonald & Dodds is set in front of the Beauty that is Bath, and the cast have revealed why they chose that exact location and how it changes the nature of the show.
Tala told press including Express.co.uk: “Working around Bath, I got really nosy thinking who lives in these houses and how do they manage to live there and I think that shows through in the series.
“You do get nosy about people’s lives so when a murder happens in one of these houses it adds an extra bit of intrigue.
“DCI McDonald is from South London so it is a stark