ONE of the stars from BBC drama, Killing Eve, has been spotted filming an ITV drama series across various locations in Wirral today, Thursday, August 2.

Gemma Whelan plays the lead role of Detective Sergeant Sarah Collins in the three-part series The Tower which was adapted by Homeland writer and executive producer Patrick Harbinson. 

Gemma and ITV filming crew have been spotted across various locations in Wirral this morning including takeaway restaurant Wing Shak on Liscard Road.

Wirral Globe: Image: Ryan PriceImage: Ryan Price

Residents have also spotted filming taking place in Central Park and the Costcutter on Poulton Road.

Wirral Globe: Image: Ryan PriceImage: Ryan Price

Costcutter took to Facebook the share the news with their customers.

A spokesperson said: "ITV will be filming some scenes for a drama called “The Tower” in this store on Thursday, August 4 after lunch.

“In order to facilitate the filming, we are having to close the store during this filming period only.

“We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience and we will re-open on completion around 6/7pm approx."

The Tower is based on Post Mortem, the first in Kate London’s Metropolitan series of novels featuring Sarah Collins and rookie cop Lizzie Griffiths. 

Gemma is most recognised for her role in Game of Thrones and her portrayal of Karen Matthews in The Moorside. Her other recent credits include White House Farm for ITVEmma and Killing Eve.

The Tower is produced by Windhover Films and Mammoth Screen in association with ITV Studios.