Karla Crome leads the cast of a new ITV thriller The Level which has just started filming in London and Brighton.
Karla (represented by Troika), stars as Detective Sergeant Nancy Devlin who has a secret double life. Her exemplary police career masks a covert attachment to shady businessman and drugs trafficker, Frank Le Saux (Philip Glenister). Inextricably linked to Frank from childhood as the father of her best friend, Hayley, played by Laura Haddock, and the father figure she herself craved.
Nancy has been playing a dangerous game to ensure that Frank always remains off the police radar.
Nancy soon finds herself at the centre of an investigation which puts her at risk of exposure and sees her stalked by a killer intent on destroying her. Nancy’s complicated love life and relationships with colleagues creates further tension as she doesn’t know who she can trust..literally with her life.
The cast also includes Noel Clarke, Robert James Collier, Lindsey Coulson, Gary Lewis, Jo Absolom, Amanda Burton, and Ruth Madeley (BAFTA nominated for her role in Don’t Take My Baby), Suzanne Packer, Lorne MacFadyen, Jane Hazlegrove, Ashley Kumar, Kelly Harrison and Rupert Procter.
Written by Gaby Chiappe and Alex Perrin, the six-part series is executive produced by Hillbilly Television, Jane Dauncey is the producer and Andy Goddard is lead director.