Maxine Peake leads the cast of the ITV drama Anne, which details Anne William's campaigning efforts following her 15-year-old son Kevin's tragic death at Hillsborough in 1989.

This fact-based drama sees Anne dedicate her whole life to seeking out justice for this mournful event.

The drama was filmed on location in and around Liverpool and directed by BAFTA award winning director, Bruce Goodison.

It was produced by World Productions who made critically-acclaimed shows such as The Pembrokeshire Murders, Vigil and Line of Duty.

Wirral Globe: Lily Shepherd (left) and Maxine Peake (centre) as Sara and Anne Williams (World Productions/ITV)Lily Shepherd (left) and Maxine Peake (centre) as Sara and Anne Williams (World Productions/ITV)

When will ITV's Anne be on TV?

Anne will have its first episode air at 9pm on ITV on Sunday January 2, with its subsequent three episodes airing on the proceeding three days at the same time.

Who is in the cast of ITV's Anne?

Maxine Peake as Anne Williams

Bobby Schofield as Michael Williams

Rob Jarvis as John Glover

Clare Calbraith as Sheila Colman

Lily Shepherd as Sara Williams

Matthew McNulty as Andy Burnham

Polly Kemp as Ann Addlington

Raymond Waring as Steve Hart

Ian Puleston-Davies as Professor Phil Scraton

Gracie Kelly as Debra Martin