The British television series, Bodyguard is a crime, drama, political thriller television series. Jed Mercurio is the creator as well as the writer of the series. John Strickland and Thomas Vincent are the directors of the series, Bodyguard. Ruskin Williamson and Ruth Barrett are the composers of the series.
The series, Bodyguard is produced by Eric Coulter as well as Priscilla Parish as producers and also includes Jed Mercurio, Simon Heath, and Elizabeth Kilgarriff as the executive producers of the series. London is the production location of the series, Bodyguard. John Lee is the cinematographer of the series and Andrew John, as well as Steve Singleton, are the editors of the series.
The series is produced under the World Productions production company banners and the ITV Studios Global Entertainment has distributed the series, Bodyguard. It is released on the 26th of August 2018 and is broadcasting till the present on the BBC One original television network. There are many positive ratings for the show by critics and audiences.
The series, Bodyguard starres characters as PS David Budd by Richard Madden, Commander Anne Sampson by Gina McKee, Mike Travis MP by Vincent Franklin, Rob MacDonald by Paul Ready, The Rt. Hon. Roger Penhaligon MP by Nicholas Gleaves, Chanel Dyson by Stephanie Hyam, The Rt. Hon. Julia Montague MP by Keeley Hawes, Vicky Budd by Sophie Rundle, CSI Lorraine Craddock by Pippa Haywood, Andy Apsted by Tom Brooke, Stephen Hunter Dunn by Stuart Bowman, Luke Aikens by Matt Stokoe, DCI Deepak Sharma by Ash Tandon, John Vosler MP by David Westhead, DS Louise Rayburn by Nina Toussaint White, and Nadia Ali by Anjli Mohindra as the main lead cast.
The series also starres characters Tahir Mahmood by Shubham Saraf, Constable Tom Fenton by Richard Riddell, Charlie Budd by Matthew Stagg, Kim Knowles by Claire Louise Cordwell, Richard Longcross by Michael Shaeffer, and Ella Budd by Bella Padden as recurring characters.
Till the present, the series has completed a total of 6 episodes in its first season.
The series, Bodyguard is set up around a fictional police officer or sergeant, David Budd who is a veteran suffering from PTSD in the British Army. He is now working for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of the Metropolitan Police Service of London. He has also been assigned as the PPO (Principal Protection Officer) for the Julia Montague who is an ambitious Home Secretary. David somehow despises the politics of her.
As the series continues, it unravels many issues which are in regards to the Controversy around the government monitoring of private pieces of information and its regulation. It is also on PTSD.
The series, Bodyguard has got many positive reviews regarding its cinematography, editing, storyline, plot, concept, directing, and everything. It has been nominated for various awards also. People have loved the police story as it is engaging youth as well as elders well.