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A noir crime drama set in Aberystwyth, Wales, where troubled DCI Tom Mathias solves murders while searching for redemption.
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Series cast summary:
Richard Harrington ...  DCI Tom Mathias 12 episodes, 2013-2016
Mali Harries Mali Harries ...  DI Mared Rhys 12 episodes, 2013-2016
Alex Harries Alex Harries ...  DC Lloyd Ellis 12 episodes, 2013-2016
Hannah Daniel ...  DS Sian Owen 12 episodes, 2013-2016
Aneirin Hughes Aneirin Hughes ...  Chief Supt Brian Prosser 12 episodes, 2013-2016
Geraint Morgan Geraint Morgan ...  Iwan Thomas 6 episodes, 2013-2016
Geraint Lewis Geraint Lewis ...  Dr. Haydn Blake 5 episodes, 2013-2016
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On the run from his London past, DCI Tom Mathias, a brilliant but troubled man, isolates himself on the outskirts of a town filled with secrets as dark and destructive as his own. Partnered with the intelligent and complex DI Mared Rhys, they form an engaging relationship as they embark on solving cases that involve the ultimate anti-social crime, murder.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Welsh | English

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28 April 2014 (UK) See more »

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Det karga landet See more »

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Speaking scenes were filmed twice, in English and then in Welsh; the show was broadcast in both languages. (The English version was filmed first as not all the crew spoke Welsh.)

The translations are as direct as possible, but Welsh scenes, it being a more poetic language, were often accomplished with fewer words. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Hinterland S2 (y gwyll) (2017) See more »

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Surprisingly good murder series
16 January 2014 | by arthurlally1See all my reviews

Well I have to say that the title of the show did not initially grab me and I was guilty of thinking it may be a bit parochial and low key, as compared to some of the blockbuster series around these days but I am glad to admit that I misjudged that badly. Its really captivating to watch as the stories have a real edge to them and the plots are quite involved, as real life can be. I am a big fan of the new run of Swedish and Danish crime films, and this certainly matches them in terms of character development, intrigue and a haunting background that keeps the viewer glued to the screen. I also like the way the first two episodes involve murders with a murky history, similar to the style employed in the award winning Girl with a Dragon Tattoo. It also had a building story presence reminiscent of the excellent Broadchurch series, so I am now a big convert of what they have achieved with this....excellent drama, so please keep the stories going. Watch and you shouldn't be disappointed


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