Cast Revealed for Shane Meadows’ BBC drama ‘The Gallows Pole’: Michael Socha, Sophie McShera, Anthony Welsh Amid Line-Up

Cast Revealed for Shane Meadows’ BBC drama ‘The Gallows Pole’: Michael Socha, Sophie McShera, Anthony Welsh Amid Line-Up
“This is England’s” Michael Socha, Disney “Cinderella” star Sophie McShera and “Master of None’s” Anthony Welsh (pictured) are all set to appear in Shane Meadows’ BBC period drama “The Gallows Pole.”

Based on Benjamin Myers’ novel of the same name, the series tells the true story of David Hartley (played by Socha) and the Cragg Vale Coiners who, against a backdrop of eighteenth century Yorkshire, embark on the biggest fraud in British history.

Also appearing in the series are Thomas Turgoose (“This is England”), George MacKay (“1917”), Tom Burke (“Mank”), Cara Theobold (“Downton Abbey”), Yusra Warsama (“Castle Rock”), Eve Burley (“Secret State”), Nicole Barber Lane (“Hollyoaks”), Samuel Edward-Cook (“Peaky Blinders”), Joe Sproulle (“The A Word”), Adam Fogerty (“Legend”) and Fine Time Fontayne (“How We Used to Live”).

Following an open casting call involving 6,500 self-tapes, the show will also feature an ensemble of first-time actors. Casting director Shaheen Baig (“The Virtues
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