Dr. James Whitaker is a biochemist leading the research into a cure for the virus from the safety of a biologically secure research & development facility.As the research begins to require increasingly unethical practises he struggles to maintain the loyalty of his colleagues.
He has hidden his wife Jill Whitaker and infant son Lukas, within the facility - breaking his own rules in doing so. He answers to a shadowy figure called Mr. Landry with whom he communicates over an online video link.
Whitaker continues to search for a vaccine to treat the European Flu. But how did they survive long enough to set up the lab? What are their intentions for the other Survivors? And who are they making
In Episode 6, series two, James Whitaker is shot at the airfield.
Nicholas Gleaves (born 1969, Bolton, England) is an English actor best known for his role as Tom Bedford in the television drama series The Chase, from 2006-2007.
Gleaves has been married to actress Lesley Sharp since 1994. They have two sons and live in London.
|Series 1 Characters|
Abby Grant • Greg Preston • Tom Price • Anya Raczynski • Al Sadiq • Najid Hanif • Sarah Bowyer
Samantha Willis • Dexter • Sami Massod •
Former Main/Minor Characters:
Jenny Walsh • David Grant • Gavin Wilson • Bob • Kate • John •
|Series 2 Characters|
Abby Grant • Greg Preston • Tom Price • Anya Raczynski • Al Sadiq • Najid Hanif •
Samantha Willis • Michael Landry • Peter Grant
Sarah Bowyer • Sami Massod • Dr. James Whitaker • Dexter • Fiona Douglas • Jarek • Billy Stringer • Kevin • Henry Smithson • Helen • Sally • John • Judy •