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The Silence 

An eighteen-year-old struggling to integrate into a hearing world following cochlear implantation witnesses the murder of a police officer. The subsequent investigation unravels a net of police corruption.
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Series cast summary:
Genevieve Barr Genevieve Barr ...  Amelia 4 episodes, 2010
Douglas Henshall ...  Jim 4 episodes, 2010
Dervla Kirwan ...  Maggie 4 episodes, 2010
Harry Ferrier Harry Ferrier ...  Tom 4 episodes, 2010
Gina McKee ...  Anne 4 episodes, 2010
Hugh Bonneville ...  Chris 4 episodes, 2010
Richie Campbell ...  Rocky 4 episodes, 2010
Rebecca Oldfield Rebecca Oldfield ...  Sophie 4 episodes, 2010
Del Synnott Del Synnott ...  Terry 4 episodes, 2010
Nick Nevern ...  Ely 4 episodes, 2010
Tom Kane ...  Joel 4 episodes, 2010
Rod Hallett ...  Mac 4 episodes, 2010
David Westhead ...  Frank 4 episodes, 2010
Mark Stobbart ...  Lee 4 episodes, 2010
Stefan Booth ...  Richard Gray 4 episodes, 2010
Jody Latham Jody Latham ...  Roach 3 episodes, 2010
Shazad Latif ...  Yousef 3 episodes, 2010
Laura Way ...  Robyn 2 episodes, 2010
Emmet Colgan Emmet Colgan ...  Rocky's Trainer 2 episodes, 2010
Josette Simon ...  Therapist 2 episodes, 2010
Rebecca Dunne Rebecca Dunne ...  Issy 2 episodes, 2010
Alison Lintott Alison Lintott ...  Receptionist 2 episodes, 2010
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An eighteen-year-old struggling to integrate into a hearing world following cochlear implantation witnesses the murder of a police officer. The subsequent investigation unravels a net of police corruption.

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12 July 2010 (UK) See more »

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Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

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Genevieve Barr was born deaf and normally uses hearing aids. For her role as Amelia, who has just had a cochlear implant fitted, she was required to remove her hearing aids. She also had to learn sign language which she had never done before because she had always relied on her hearing aids supplemented by lip reading. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 12 July 2010 (2010) See more »

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excellent
22 November 2012 | by philippouliotSee all my reviews

The title's caught my attention, "The Silence" as it explains about a Deaf girl who witnesses a murder which is the BBC drama TV show which aired two years ago. This I did watch the whole part four, episode one on the Netflix streaming network and this title show remind me of an America 1993 movie called "Hear No Evil" which is about a deaf woman who becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop etc... who I want to watch a Deaf actress in any films. I would hate to see it end it to waste. Since I think it was a realist as how this story could really happen in a real life. I was also curious to see how the Deaf person's lifestyle is like in British while it differs in America lifestyle. Reason why I have only voted 7 out of 10 which I could of vote 10 out of 10 as excellent which it seems to end at part four with an incomplete story.


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