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'Intergalactic' — release date, plot, trailer, cast and everything you need to know

Prison drama Intergalactic
Mutinous convicts take over a prison transfer spaceship in Sky's out-of-this-world prison break drama 'Intergalactic'. (Image credit: Sky)

Intergalatic is an out-of-this-world space thriller coming to our screens very soon.

Boasting a great cast including Poldark star Eleanor Tomlinson, it promises to be a gripping piece of television. Here’s everything we know so far about Intergalatic

Intergalactic release date

Intergalactic will be on Sky One and TV streaming service NOW TV from April 30 2021.

What is Intergalactic about?

The eight-part drama Intergalactic tells the story of fearless young cop and galactic pilot Ash Harper, who has her glittering career ripped away from her after being wrongly convicted of a treasonous crime and exiled to a distant prison colony. But on the way there, Ash’s fellow convicts stage a mutiny and seize control of their prison transfer ship. Can they make it to the free world of Arcadia?

Who's in Intergalactic? 

Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark), Thomas Turgoose (This is England), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Sex Education), Natasha O’Keeffe (Peaky Blinders, Misfits), Savannah Steyn (The Tunnel, Wannabe), Oliver Coopersmith (Tin Star), Imogen Daines (Black Mirror), newcomer Diany Samba-Bandza (Jack Ryan), Parminder Nagra (Bend It Like Beckham, ER) and Craig Parkinson (Line of Duty).

Is there a trailer?

Yes, Sky has already released a short trailer. “This Spring freedom is only a galaxy away,” it declares. We also see lots of guns, shootings and a dash of humour. Plus there's explosions, spaceships crashing and, erm, more shooting.

Anything else I should know? 

It was written by award-winning showrunner, Julie Gearey (Prisoners’ Wives, Cuffs, Secret Diary of a Call Girl).