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Jasmine Jobson to lead new ITVX drama Platform 7

The four-part psychological thriller has been adapted from Louise Doughty's 2019 bestselling novel.

Filming has begun on the new ITVX drama, which has been adapted by Paula Milne from the bestselling novel by Louise Doughty. Described as a gripping psychological thriller, it stars Top Boy's Jasmine Jobs as central character Lisa. With further confirmed cast including Phil Davis, Reece Ritchie, Toby Regbo and Yaamin Chowdhury.

After witnessing a cataclysmic event on platform 7 of a railway station, Lisa finds her own fragmented memory jogged to reveal a connection between her own life and that of the event she has just witnessed. Supernatural elements combine with contemporary realism in what promises to be a chilling drama.

Speaking about taking on the role, Jasmine Jobson said "I’m super excited to be taking the lead in this amazing psychological thriller, based on Louise Doughty’s phenomenal best-selling novel. I’m also thrilled that I get to show audiences a completely different side to what I can do on screen with this character."

The series will be produced by Dancing Ledge Productions with Geoffrey Sax directing, Rosalie Carew producing, and Chris Carey, Laurence Bowen and Kate Triggs as executive producers. With Polly Hill overseeing production of the drama from ITV’s perspective.

Speaking about today's news, Executive Producer and Managing Director, Dancing Ledge Productions, Chris Carey said "We are so excited that BAFTA nominated Jasmine Jobson - one of the most brilliant acting talents to emerge in the last few years – is our lead in Platform 7."

"Powerhouse screenwriter Paula Milne’s brilliant scripts, based on Louise Doughty’s best-selling novel, have also attracted a stunning supporting cast alongside Jasmine; Toby Regbo, Yaamin Chowdhury, Reece Ritchie and the incomparable Phil Davis also star and this combination, along with our superb creative team behind the camera, promise to deliver a properly compelling story that will delight and surprise audiences on ITVX later this year"

Platform 7 will air on ITVX


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