Who's in the cast of Stephen on ITV?

ITV is following up its groundbreaking 1999 drama The Murder of Stephen Lawrence with a three part sequel, Stephen.

The drama, which is based on real events, follows the real life investigation into his murder in 2006, thirteen years after Stephen was killed, here's everything you need to know about the cast of the show.

Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan stars as DCI Clive Driscoll, the police officer who eventually secured convictions for two of Stephen Lawrence's murders.

The real life former DCI Driscoll has publicly discussed the casting, and hopes the new ITV drama may help to bring the rest of Stephen's killers to justice.

"I just hope someone can find it in their heart. Seeing it like this, that allows you to feel it. They were just a family that was absolutely destroyed by a mindless act of violence", said Clive.

Steve Coogan is best known for his long-standing comedic role as Alan Partridge.

He has also starred in Philomena, The Trip and Stan and Ollie.

Sharlene Whyte

Sharlene Whyte plays Doreen Lawrence, Stephen Lawrence's mother.

The mother, who lost her son when he was murdered in a racially motivated attack, campaigned for years to see his killers brought to justice.

She and her former husband Neville divorced in 1999.

Sharlene Whyte portrayed Agnes Smith in the recent hit BBC series Small Axe and is also known for roles in Casualty, Spooks and Burnside.

Hugh Quarashie

Quarashie plays Neville Lawrence, Stephen Lawrence's father.

Like his former wife Doreen, he has continued to campaign to bring his son's killers to justice.

Quarashie is reprising the role of Neville Lawrence in Stephen, after plating him in ITV's The Murder of Stephen Lawrence.

The actor has starred in Casualty (as Ric Griffin), Holby City, Breeders, Small Island and Doctor Who.

Jordan Myrie

Myrie plays Stuart Lawrence, the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence.

He was 16-years-old when his brother was murdered.

The new star has been in Get Gone, Dancing in the Dark and Shepherd's Delight.

Sian Brooke

Brooke plays Cressida Dick, at the time of the series, set in 2006, Cressida Dick is Deputy Assistant Commissioner Security and Protection at the Metropolitan Police.

Today, Dame Cressida Rose Dick is the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, and is both the first female and first openly homosexual officer to lead the Metropolitan Police Service.

Cressida Dick had a large role in Stephen Lawrence's case, ordering.a full forensic review of the evidence.

Brooke is best known for her role in BBC Drama Sherlock as Eurus Holmes, and has also starred in Good Omens, Trying, Guilt and Doctor Foster.

Richie Campbell

Campbell plays Duwayne Brooks, a friend of Stephen Lawrence's.

Brooks was with Stephen when he was murdered.

Campbell plays DS Glenn Branson in the new ITV adaption Grace, which co stars John Simm.

He has also starred in Top Boy, Liar and Small Axe.

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