Strike to Return in 'Lethal White'

British actors Tom Burke as Cormoran Strike and Holliday Grainger as Robin Ellacott are set to return for a brand new four-part drama in the Strike series, the hit BBC One shows, based on J.K. Rowling’s best-selling crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

The new Cormoran Strike thriller Lethal White, has just been published in the UK by Little, Brown and is already a number one bestseller.

Fans of Cormoran Strike should expect Tom Burke and Holliday Grainger to lead a number of returning and new characters in the continuation of the hit BBC series.

Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling, Strike: The Silkworm and Strike: Career of Evil have so far aired on BBC One to the delight of fans of the Robert Galbraith novels and each series was watched by more than 7 million viewers in the UK alone.

Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, says: “We are delighted to announce that the Strike series will return to BBC One with Lethal White. J.K. Rowling, once more in the guise of Robert Galbraith, has delivered another brilliant, knotty and original crime story. We are honoured to be working with Jo and once more with Holliday and Tom as Robin and Strike, to bring this hit series back to BBC One.”