The Shadow Line (2011)

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A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain... See full synopsis »

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 Jonah Gabriel (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Joseph Bede (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Lia Honey (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Patterson (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Maurice Crace (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Laura Gabriel (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Gatehouse (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Jay Wratten (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Julie Bede (6 episodes, 2011)
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 Sergeant Foley (5 episodes, 2011)
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 Ross McGovern (5 episodes, 2011)
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 Ratallack (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Petra Mayler (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Richards (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Bob Harris (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Robert Beatty (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Bulkat Babur (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Commander Khokar (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Alison (4 episodes, 2011)
Nadine Marshall ...
 Forensic Officer (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Sara (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Andy Dixon (3 episodes, 2011)
Sasha Behar ...
 Laing (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Commander Penney (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Marshall (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Kirsten, Julie's Nurse / ... (3 episodes, 2011)
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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 5 May 2011 (2011) See more »

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6 May 2011 | by (Preston, England) – See all my reviews

Just caught up with the first episode of The Shadow Line.

1. Any series that nicks a title off Joseph Conrad is at least ASPIRING to greatness.

2. Chiwetel Ejiofor's a BAMF. With immaculate vowels. Match that with Christopher "Lots of planets have a North" Ecclestone and it's made of win from the start 3. This series is almost into Edge Of Darkness goodness already. No. Not the Mel Gibson version.

In all honesty, this is what the BBC was made to do; original drama that wouldn't have been made by any other channel in the UK. Perhaps it's all going to implode into crapness, but so far I really don't see how it can. OK, posting reviews when I'm shedded's probably a bad idea, but this, so far, is immaculate.


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