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The Fall 

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A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seemingly passionate father who is in fact a cold serialist in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their common complexity.

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Allan Cubitt
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2016   2014   2013  
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Series cast summary:
Gillian Anderson ...  Stella Gibson 17 episodes, 2013-2016
Jamie Dornan ...  Paul Spector 17 episodes, 2013-2016
John Lynch ...  Jim Burns 17 episodes, 2013-2016
Aisling Franciosi ...  Katie Benedetto 16 episodes, 2013-2016
Niamh McGrady ...  Danielle Ferrington 15 episodes, 2013-2016
Bronagh Waugh ...  Sally Ann Spector 15 episodes, 2013-2016
Sarah Beattie Sarah Beattie ...  Olivia Spector 15 episodes, 2013-2016
Stuart Graham ...  Matt Eastwood 13 episodes, 2013-2016
Bronagh Taggart ...  Gail McNally 12 episodes, 2014-2016
Valene Kane ...  Rose Stagg 11 episodes, 2013-2016
David Beattie David Beattie ...  Liam Spector 10 episodes, 2013-2016
Emmett J Scanlan ...  Glen Martin 10 episodes, 2013-2016
Richard Clements ...  Rick Turner 9 episodes, 2014-2016
Claire Rafferty ...  Christine Larkin 9 episodes, 2014-2016
Colin Morgan ...  Tom Anderson 9 episodes, 2014-2016
Kelly Gough Kelly Gough ...  Hagstrom 9 episodes, 2014-2016
Archie Panjabi ...  Reed Smith 9 episodes, 2013-2014
Karen Hassan ...  Annie Brawley 8 episodes, 2013-2016
Tara Lynne O'Neill Tara Lynne O'Neill ...  Martina Dean 8 episodes, 2013-2016
Gerard Jordan ...  Brian Stone 7 episodes, 2013-2014
Tara Lee ...  Daisy Drake 7 episodes, 2014-2016
Siobhan McSweeney ...  Mary McCurdy 7 episodes, 2013-2014
Jonjo O'Neill ...  Tom Stagg 7 episodes, 2014-2016
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A psychological thriller that examines the lives of two hunters. One is a serial killer who stalks his victims in and around Belfast and the other is a talented Detective Superintendent from the MET who is brought in to catch him. Written by vhavnal

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A race against time between 2 hunters on opposite sides of the law. (season 1) See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Trivia

Jamie Dornan originally auditioned for the part of a police officer. See more »

Goofs

Early in the series, Burns tells Stella that he's riding in a reinforced car in keeping with the dangerous climate in Belfast. Later, when Ferrington approaches to tell Burns and Stella about the Peter Piper development, Burns lowers the rear window, which wouldn't normally be possible in an armored vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Paul Spector: Art is a lie. Art gives the chaos of the world an order that doesn't exist.
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Featured in Newsnight: Episode dated 3 June 2014 (2014) See more »

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Three dimensional characters - Good dialogue & Scarily gripping
5 June 2013 | by ceri-edwards2See all my reviews

One more episode to go, odd time to write a review but I just cant wait to express how good this show is.

I love detective stories, and have grown to accept a certain number of stereotypes if the plotting is good, it seems to go with the territory.

Not here though. The writing is fantastic, the tough old duffer cops show emotion, the strong female lead is a strong woman with dimensions slowly emerging as the series evolves. Without unrealistically ignoring the sorts of prejudice extant in our society the writing avoids her being a typical 'ballbuster' and allows her to develop meaningful relationships and respect among her colleagues.

The anti hero is fantastically normal and so much more menacing for this, especially outside of the killing 'events'.

The plotting is pacey and involving, the series has become more gripping with each episode. Fingers crossed for the denouement. I have very high hopes.


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12 May 2013 (USA) See more »

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