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)
Bryony Afferson ...
 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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Written and performed by Emily Barker
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Just seen the finale
16 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

From tears to screaming out at one of the characters by use of the c word, all within 5 minutes. One of the most moving series I have seen in many a while. Complex.....yes. Worth persevering.....ABSO-BLOODY-LUTELY Wow. A great script. AMAZING performances. Stephen Rea has to be the most evil personae since Hannibal Lecter. Hard to see Eve Best out of her Dr. Eleanor O'Hara role, but she manages to pull it off.

I really wish that there could be a second season, but unlike any yank series it won't be happening.

Thank you BBC. I see several BAFTAs in your future,


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