A female student dies from a fall from the roof of the university. She is dressed in a theatre costume and wears a ring of paper with a quote from the play "Deirdre of the Sorrows" typed ...
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Galway Private Investigator JACK TAYLOR is hired by the daughter of a former inmate of the infamous Magdalen Laundries to find the identity of a former nun, known only as LUCIFER, who was ... See full summary »
A priest who had just returned from 20 years of working overseas is found beheaded in his church. Father Malachy confesses to Jack that now he himself fears for his life and reveals a ... See full summary »
A man is brutally murdered by an unseen assailant. We glimpse the murder weapon: A steel spearhead with a scythe-like hook on the side, mounted on a shaft. Some days later and Jack Taylor ... See full summary »
Incorrigible boor Jack Taylor is fired from the Garda (Irish national police) for brutality against a government minister. His experience, some contacts and cheap rates get him started as ... See full summary »
This episode is actually called Nemesis. Jack Taylor: Nemesis Iain Glen returns in the second of three new crime dramas, based on the novels by Ken Bruen, about a former Garda officer now ... See full summary »
A female student dies from a fall from the roof of the university. She is dressed in a theatre costume and wears a ring of paper with a quote from the play "Deirdre of the Sorrows" typed within. When drugs are found in the young woman's blood, the Police assume suicide as the cause of death. The Literature Professor of the dead student believes that his student has been murdered and asks Jack for help. Jack and Cody attend to the case. Pretending to be a student Cody investigates at the university and discovers dark secrets behind the squeaky-clean-seeming facade of the university. When another female literature student first disappears and then is found dead Jack and Garda Kate Noonan who set out alone to follow the clues move into the focus of the murderer... Written by
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When Jack (Iain Glen) opens the balcony door in an attempt to quietly sneak into Professor Doyle's (David Murray) apartment in (1 hour 14 minutes), the hinges elicit a loud squeak, and Iain mouths something toward the camera/crew, then smiles (which turns into a grimace) as he turns to slowly close the door. See more »
Solid performances by Iain Glen, Nora-Jane and supporting cast carry The Dramatist.
Set several months after The Magdalena Martyrs with Jack experiencing sobriety for the first time in years, we get a closer and more personal look into his character as he is commissioned by a local professor to investigate a student's apparent suicide.
As the events unfold and suicide turns into a couple of homicides, we see a connection to Jack's past. Layers of Jack's character are further revealed as he deals with a close personal tragedy and confronts consequences of previous inebriate actions.
Yet again the world gets a peek into a rich Irish culture and history with the introduction of "Deidre of the Sorrows" by J. M. Synge.
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