A father and son story, with a thriller motor. It explores a mystery from the past with a brutal and shocking revelation.

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Paul Abbott
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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Simm ...  Tom Ronstadt 3 episodes, 2011
Jim Broadbent ...  Sam Ronstadt 3 episodes, 2011
Olivia Colman ...  Nancy Ronstadt 3 episodes, 2011
Nico Mirallegro ...  Teenage Tom 3 episodes, 2011
Daryl Fishwick Daryl Fishwick ...  Wendy 3 episodes, 2011
Claire Goose ...  Mandy 3 episodes, 2011
Shaun Dooley ...  Mike Eldridge 3 episodes, 2011
Timothy West ...  Metzler 2 episodes, 2011
Sarah Jayne Dunn ...  Metzler's PA 2 episodes, 2011
Alex Clayton Alex Clayton ...  Young Tom 2 episodes, 2011
Sarah Parks Sarah Parks ...  Wendy's Partner 2 episodes, 2011
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A father and son story, with a thriller motor. It explores a mystery from the past with a brutal and shocking revelation.

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Make enough noise and you'll wake the past.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

1 May 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Exile See more »

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Stereo

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Fantastic thriller, must see.
4 May 2011 | by only_kamSee all my reviews

There's not much to add from the other reviews on this drama. The only thing I would say, is that the ending was somewhat anti-climatic, it just felt like it could have ended with more of a bang, due to the build up of the finale. I don't think that I would be the only one in thinking that there was still enough room for an extra episode.

Anyhow, the drama does extremely well in highlighting the plight of Alzheimer sufferers and the effect on those around them in the wider context of it being a thriller. I think the casting was great, it was nice to see Olivia Coleman playing such a rich character in support. Obviously credit goes to John Simm for providing an outstanding performance of great depth, as well as Jim Broadbent's lovable portrayal as the father suffering from Alzheimers. Also, Kate Magowan oozed an unconventional sense of sexiness from her first scene behind the bar.

I am glad to have watched this show and I shall be recommending this to all my friends!


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