With Line of Duty also airing on the BBC, fans will be pleased to hear Taj Atwal is joining the cast.
This is the actress’s second time working with creator Kay Mellor and she was thrilled to be involved.
She told italktelly.com: “It’s like working with your gorgeous auntie on set! She knows what she’s doing, she really knows what she’s doing. And she’s such a funny lady! I love her. She’s had such an amazing life.”
The star said she has always wanted to be apart of the series and has watched it from day one.
Each series follows the same premise but tells a different story.