A noir crime drama set in Aberystwyth, Wales, where troubled DCI Tom Mathias solves murders while searching for redemption.
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 DS Sian Owen (12 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 DCI Tom Mathias / ... (12 episodes, 2013-2016)
Mali Harries ...
 DI Mared Rhys (12 episodes, 2013-2016)
Alex Harries ...
 DC Lloyd Ellis (12 episodes, 2013-2016)
Aneirin Hughes ...
 Chief Supt Brian Prosser (12 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Iwan Thomas (5 episodes, 2013-2016)
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On the run from his London past, DCI Tom Mathias, a brilliant but troubled man, isolates himself on the outskirts of town a town filled with secrets as dark and destructive as his own. Partnered with the intelligent and complex DI Mared Rhys they form an engaging relationship as they embark on solving cases that involve the ultimate anti-social crime, murder.

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The police station in the series is the former Queens Hotel in Aberystwyth, After being closed as a hotel, it was actually used as the towns police station up until the mid 1990's, however the entrance used was the other side of the building. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.85 (2014) See more »

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Oh wow - the BBC CAN make dramas as good as the Scandis! Well, BBC Wales anyway...
29 January 2014 | by (Letchworth, England) – See all my reviews

Stumbled across this on iPlayer, as its only been shown in Wales so far, remembered reading about, so gave it a go. And boy was I rewarded!

Obviously having been to university in the town it is set helped - and this series captures perfectly Aberystwyth and its surrounding area - but even without that this is a class above the repetitive formulaic usual British crime dramas. Someone has been watching The Killing and Wallander and even The Bridge and been taking notes...

Just wonderful, involving drama with a superb cast of unknowns (to me anyway), plus the remote and achingly beautiful mid Wales coastal landscape that makes me want to go back there - now - even though it also shows have remote Aber really is, and how actually most people living there want to leave...

When this comes onto the main networks - as it must - do not miss it.


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