Who is in the Volunteer’s crew, according to the North Water cast?
The cast of THE NORTH WATER is packed of well-known actors, but who portrays the crew of the Volunteer on the BBC drama miniseries?
The North Water, which will run on BBC Two later this week and is based on Ian McGuire’s novel of the same name, has a grim tale. The story is based on the crew of the Volunteer and their 1859 Arctic voyage. The program has a diverse group of actors and actresses, and their performances are guaranteed to spark debate on Twitter. Here’s everything you need to know about the celebrities who have confirmed their participation.
Jack O’Connell, who starred in This Is England and Skins, will play protagonist Patrick Sumner in the drama.
After serving in the British army, the main character joins the crew of the Volunteer as a surgeon.
Unfortunately, the Irishman falls subject to the cruelties of a fellow crew member, and with no shore in sight, things don’t appear to be looking up for him.
It will be revealed that he has a shady past in India that has something to do with his profession, but viewers will have to wait and learn what the guy is concealing.
Jack has appeared in a number of major motion pictures, including Unbroken and Money Monster, as well as television shows such as Holby City, Godless, and The Runaway.
Henry Drax, the story’s antagonist, is played by Hollywood actor Colin Farrell.
The guy is a harpooner with a gruff personality who relishes confrontation with Patrick and is known for his harsh ways.
The voyage appears to be escalating to dangerous levels as they square up to one another and generate tension on the Volunteer.
Colin has returned to his origins in this new role, as his first screen debut was in the BBC drama Ballykissangel.
He has subsequently gone on to star in a slew of other films, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Miami Vice, and The Penguin in the upcoming Batman picture.
Every ship requires a captain, and Stephen Graham will be manning the ship in the role of Captain Arthur Brownlee.
As it is revealed, the actor plays a character with a dark secret. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”