An insight into the lives of three paramedics, who must deal with the stress and tribulations of the job as well as their personal lives.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rhys Thomas ...  Stuart Bayldon 6 episodes, 2011
Kayvan Novak ...  Rachid Mansaur 6 episodes, 2011
Richard Madden ...  Ashley Greenwick 6 episodes, 2011
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith ...  Ryan Bailey 6 episodes, 2011
Amy Beth Hayes ...  Sgt Maxine Fox / ... 6 episodes, 2011
Ben Batt ...  Craig Scruton 5 episodes, 2011
Annie Hulley ...  Stella Woodvine 5 episodes, 2011
Morven Christie ...  Kirsty Schelmerdine 3 episodes, 2011
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An insight into the lives of three paramedics, who must deal with the stress and tribulations of the job as well as their personal lives.

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Sweary and smutty but totally brilliant.

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Сирены See more »

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Daybreak Pictures See more »
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Stereo

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Color
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The show was remade in the US under the same title in 2014. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.125 (2011) See more »

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Brilliant

The summary depicts "Sirens" in a nutshell - it is one very well acted, very funny, very terrific T.V show. Being a fan of shows like "Scrubs", I was very pleased with how the first episode was directed, not to mention the great characterization that we've seen thus far. The three main actors are all superb; delivering a solid, realistic performance of life and routine of being a paramedic, whilst simultaneously providing plenty of laughs to develop the comedy aspect of the show.

As well as that, there seems to be a good amount of medical knowledge and medical gore involved (which is to be expected), so we are kept from the "surreal" notion of a sitcom. The characters are well-developed and the actors seem to fit the roles perfectly, judging by how well they play the parts.

Being from Ireland, I could tell straightaway that the setting and props used are all spot-on (e.g. - the uniforms, streets, ambulances, etc.), which is good, because it shows that the creators spared no expenses in perfecting every little detail, even if they don't have a very large budget to do it with.

My analysis: "Sirens" is a very funny and very realistic T.V show, which contains brilliant acting and terrific direction. I only hope it gets the viewing levels to keep going, because it has amazing potential.

10/10


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