Keeley Hawes to star in new ITV drama Honour

The two-part drama tells the heartbreaking true story of Banaz Mahmod, the young Londoner murdered by her own family for falling in love with the wrong man.

Written by Gwyneth Hughes, Honour will see Keeley play Detective Chief Inspector Caroline Goode, the real-life detective who brought Banaz's five killers to justice. Her powerful story will explore her passionate search to discover the fate of missing 20-year old Banaz.

DCI Goode discovered that Banaz had been to the police five times to report threats to her life from members of her own family. Appalled that her own colleagues had missed multiple chances to save a young woman’s life and prevent a so-called “honour” killing,