Southcliffe (2013)

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Following a raft of shootings in an English market town, the crimes are retold through the eyes of a journalist and the tragedies' victims.

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 David Whitehead (4 episodes, 2013)
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 Stephen Morton (4 episodes, 2013)
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 Chris Cooper (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Boy Whitehead (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Young Stephen (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Emily Whitehead (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Lucy Gould (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Danny (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Young David (2 episodes, 2013)
Kai Mitchell Andrews ...
 Gang of boys (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Elaine Price (2 episodes, 2013)
George Kingdon ...
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Alex Midwood ...
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Lee M. Ross ...
 Geoff Gould (2 episodes, 2013)
Timon Staehler ...
 Gang of boys (2 episodes, 2013)
Samuel Tully ...
 Gang of boys (2 episodes, 2013)
John Killoran ...
 Chris' Dad (2 episodes, 2013)
Connor Wilson ...
 Gang of boys (2 episodes, 2013)
Oscar Wright ...
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Joanne Adams ...
 Sun Landlady / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Chris' Mum (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Suzannah (2 episodes, 2013)
Green Diesel ...
 All Souls Band (2 episodes, 2013)
Tim Bott ...
 Man in pub (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Don Waring Investigative Journalist (2 episodes, 2013)
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Following a raft of shootings in an English market town, the crimes are retold through the eyes of a journalist and the tragedies' victims.

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Stuff happens, so what?
20 August 2013 | by (Saffron Walden, UK) – See all my reviews

Sometimes, stuff just happens, and it's not always pretty. 'Southcliffe' fictionalises rare but real stories when a loner has flipped and gone out and shot up his not so loving local community; and as such, it's quite realistic. The problem is, there isn't any real narrative here (at least, nothing sufficiently meaty to justify the happenings); and although in part this is the entire point of the series, it's also a slightly self-defeating point to make in a drama. It's hard to feel too involved when there's no underlying cause to events: the story of a journalist caught up in events has a similar, believable but essentially arbitrary feel. I often like series that give us no easy answers; but in the absence even of any real questions, this one didn't do it for me.


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