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"The Fall" Dark Descent (2013)

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Allan Cubitt (created by)
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
12 May 2013 (Season 1, Episode 1)
A bereavement counsellor maintains a seemingly normal family and marital life and while pretending to work on a support hotline at night, instead goes out and commits meticulously well planned murders on adult women. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


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Episode Crew
Directed by
Jakob Verbruggen 
Writing credits
Allan Cubitt (created by)

Allan Cubitt (written by)

Produced by
Allan Cubitt .... executive producer
Fergus Haycock .... co-producer
Patrick Irwin .... executive producer
Gub Neal .... producer
Julian Stevens .... producer
Justin Thomson .... executive producer (as Justin Thomson-Glover)
Stephen Wright .... executive producer: BBC
Kok-yee Yau .... co-producer
Cinematography by
Ruairí O'Brien  (as Ruairi O'Brien)
Film Editing by
Steve Singleton 
Casting by
Maureen Duff 
Carla Stronge  (as Carla Mercer)
Production Design by
Tom McCullagh (series production designer)
Art Direction by
Gillian Devenney 
Costume Design by
Maggie Donnelly (series costume designer)
Makeup Department
Deborah McCarthy .... hair stylist
Eimer O'Hare .... makeup artist
Pamela Smyth .... hair & make up designer
Production Management
Beewan Athwal .... post-production supervisor
Noëlette Buckley .... line producer
Carol Moorhead .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Therese Friel .... second assistant director
Dafydd Arwyn Jones .... first assistant director
Chris McCormick .... trainee assistant director
Joe McCullough .... trainee assistant director
Sam Ross .... third assistant director
Alison Whearty .... assistant director: extras
Art Department
Jim Barr .... stand by props (as James Barr)
Sara-Jo Baugh .... assistant art director
Kevin Fraser .... head painter
Gavin Jones .... supervising prop maker
Catherine MacFerran .... assistant prop buyer
Grace Margaret McGowan .... art department trainee
Pat McKane .... stand by props
Laura Ng .... standby art director
Sheelagh Power .... props buyer
Brendan Rankin .... draughtsman
Steve Wheeler .... property master
Sound Department
James M.H. Atkinson .... sound assistant
Wayne Brooks .... dialogue editor
Pietro Dalmasso .... supervising sound editor
Sue Harding .... foley artist
Ronan Hill .... production sound mixer
Simon Kerr .... boom operator
Paul Maynes .... adr recordist
Will McConnell .... adr recordist
Rowena Wilkinson .... foley artist
Special Effects by
Nick Morton .... special effects supervisor
Donal O'Farrell .... stunt coordinator
William Willoughby .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan Douglas .... camera trainee
Andy Gardner .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Eric Greenberg .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
David Grennan .... camera operator: "a" camera, second unit additional photography
Glynn Harrison .... grip
Steffan Hill .... still photographer
Daire Mac an t-Saoir .... "a" camera second assistant camera
Ian Marrs .... digital imaging technician
Davey Mayes .... generator operator (as Davie Mayes)
Davey Mayes .... generator operator/electrician (as Davie Mayes)
Giancarlo McDonnell .... gaffer
Lisa Trinder .... video playback operator
Darren Chesney .... second unit: digital imaging technician (uncredited)
Glenn Wootton .... video assist operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Lucy Caird .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carla Barrow .... costume supervisor
Ciaran Curry .... wardrobe assistant
Nadine Henderson .... costume trainee
Edel McCarron .... wardrobe assistant
Emma O'Loughlin .... costume trainee
Heather Long .... wardrobe supervisor: daily (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Gary Curran .... colorist
Jonathan Fetherston .... on-line editor
Dermot Grace .... additional assistant editor
Helen Sheridan .... assembly editor
Robert Wright .... dailies coordinator
Location Management
Naomi Liston .... assistant location manager
David McKee .... assistant location manager
Andrew Wilson .... location manager
Music Department
Keefus Ciancia .... composer: theme music
Transportation Department
Maurice Brown .... transportation captain
Johnny Crawford .... minibus driver
Brian Fox .... unit driver
Tom Heaney .... minibus driver (as Tom Heany)
Ryan Marshall .... unit driver
Tom McCrea .... driver: cast
Dermott McKee .... driver: cast
Roy McManus .... driver: props truck
Other crew
Ciaran Colton .... script continuity: second unit
Charlie Gardner .... global head of pr
Cathy Mooney .... production supervisor
Stacey Quigley .... assistant production coordinator
Anna Quinn .... production assistant
Peter Anderson Studio .... title designer

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Allan Cubitt  creator

Casting by
Nina Gold 
Other crew
Janice Hadlow .... commissioned by
Ben Stephenson .... commissioned by
Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

60 min
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

German TV cut episodes 1-11 down to 6 episodes, with a run-time of 90 minutes each.See more »
[first lines]
Sarah Kay:You don't need his approval, you just want it.
Kevin McSwain:What's the difference?
Sarah Kay:Well, most of what we call "needs" are desires. We need air to breathe, water, warmth, food to eat.
Kevin McSwain:Speaking of which...
[reaching for menu]
Sarah Kay:But the rest - love, approval, recognition, praise, whatever - they're desires.
Kevin McSwain:So, what's sex? Is that a need or a desire?
Sarah Kay:Hmm... Well, both if you're doing it right!
[big smile]
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