A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gabriel Byrne ...  Quirke 3 episodes, 2014
Nick Dunning ...  Malachy Griffin 3 episodes, 2014
Brian Gleeson ...  Sinclair 3 episodes, 2014
Aisling Franciosi ...  Phoebe Griffin 3 episodes, 2014
Stanley Townsend ...  Inspector Hackett 3 episodes, 2014
Michael Gambon ...  Judge Garret Griffin 3 episodes, 2014
Geraldine Somerville ...  Sarah Griffin 2 episodes, 2014
Frank O'Sullivan Frank O'Sullivan ...  Davy 2 episodes, 2014
Sara Stewart ...  Rose Crawford 2 episodes, 2014
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A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Ireland | UK

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English

Release Date:

16 February 2014 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Quirke See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland See more »

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(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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90 minutes of my life I will never get back
24 February 2014 | by sluggr-2See all my reviews

I kept watching, just hoping it would get better. Three A-list principals, it just has to be good, right? IMHO, the writing was on par with a Quincey MD episode, the acting was either forced or flat, and the writing, editing, and directing abrupt. Just because it had the atmosphere of Foyle's War or The Bletchley Circle did not make it so. Glamour and style do not make up for a lack of substance. There were so many blatantly obvious hints about the "event which might be considered by some a twist" that by the time it arrived all I could say was "well duh-UH!" In fact, twist is too strong a term, as is reveal. Think of this as being on the opposite end of the spectrum from an Inspector Morse.


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