All You Need To Know About 'White Gold', The New TV Show Set In 1980s Essex

Here's the latest on the new TV show 'White Gold' starring Gossip Girl's Ed Westwick and The Inbetweeners' James Buckley and Joe Thomas.

White Gold

It's been a while since these these three were on our TV screens but thanks to the new BBC show White Gold, Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl), Joe Thomas and James Buckley (The Inbetweeners) will be back soon!

The new BBC show is set in Essex in the 1980s and tells the tale of three double glazing salesman. The new teaser trailer lets us into the world of the show a bit more and totally explains the reason for its namesake...

Who is starring in White Gold?

Ed Westwick will star as leading cheeky chappy Vincent Swan alongside Joe Thomas as Lavender and James Buckley as Fitzpatrick.

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Ed Westwick as Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl

Ed Westwick has said: “I am very excited to be stepping into the world of White Gold. It’s brilliantly crafted and very unique, a special piece. I'm sure a great road lies ahead"

Joining the boys is Our Girl's Linzey Cocker (she played Georgie Lane's sister Marie) and Lauren O'Rourke from the TV comedy show, Drifters.

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What is it about?

Set in Essex in 1983, it revolves around a group of double glazing salesmen lead by the charismatic Vicent (Westwick). 

The BBC says:  “Smart, handsome and cocksure, Vincent will happily break the rules if it guarantees a sale. It’s a story of dodgy shenanigans, scams and petty rivalries".

When is it on?

The show wrapped filming last year after shooting in Essex during the autumn and as BBC2 have dropped a teaser trailer already, we reckon it will be on it's way onto our screens soon.

It's predicted to land in May, so keep your eyes peeled!

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