Lives are torn apart and relationships fractured forever when a four-year-old boy goes missing during a neighbourhood barbecue.
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Series cast summary:
Darren Boyd ...  Daniel Reid 3 episodes, 2013
Tamsin Greig ...  DCI Maggie Brand 3 episodes, 2013
Katherine Kelly ...  Claire Reid 3 episodes, 2013
Arsher Ali ...  DS Vinesh Roy 3 episodes, 2013
Jude Foley Jude Foley ...  Older Luke Reid 3 episodes, 2013
Jamie Sives ...  Jeb Colman 3 episodes, 2013
Tommy Potten Tommy Potten ...  Sam Colman 3 episodes, 2013
Pooky Quesnel ...  Ruth Hyde 3 episodes, 2013
Jade Ogugua Jade Ogugua ...  DC Lenny Jackson 3 episodes, 2013
Alan Williams ...  Frank Lawson 3 episodes, 2013
David Pusey David Pusey ...  DC Max Cauldwell 3 episodes, 2013
Jay Simpson ...  DS Ron Singer 3 episodes, 2013
Daniel Runacres-Grundstrom Daniel Runacres-Grundstrom ...  Callum Reid 3 episodes, 2013
Ruta Gedmintas ...  Teresa Morgan 3 episodes, 2013
Teddy Fitzpatrick Teddy Fitzpatrick ...  Young Luke Reid 3 episodes, 2013
Linda Marlowe ...  Lynn Brand 3 episodes, 2013
Tom Beard ...  DSI Alan Reece 3 episodes, 2013
Nicola Thorp Nicola Thorp ...  Miss Brenner 3 episodes, 2013
Christopher Fulford ...  Tom Rose 2 episodes, 2013
Madlen Meyer Madlen Meyer ...  Nina Huber 2 episodes, 2013
Joe Zanetti ...  Felix Hyde 2 episodes, 2013
Cleo Sylvestre Cleo Sylvestre ...  Ilse Lawson 2 episodes, 2013
Milo Twomey Milo Twomey ...  Joe Wightman 2 episodes, 2013
Adam Kotz Adam Kotz ...  Dr. Mike Rowntree 2 episodes, 2013
Theo Barklem-Biggs ...  Jason Byrne 2 episodes, 2013
Rick Bacon Rick Bacon ...  Educational Psychologist 2 episodes, 2013
Natascha Slasten ...  Heike Huber 2 episodes, 2013
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Lives are torn apart and relationships fractured forever when a four-year-old boy goes missing during a neighbourhood barbecue.

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Secrets never stay buried.

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Drama | Mystery

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Culpable See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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When DCI Maggie Brand (Tamsin Greig) learns that a witness she needs to interview is in Schwerin, Germany, she's told that she can fly there via either Hamburg or Frankfurt. Hamburg is in northwestern Germany, Frankfurt in central-southern Germany and Schwerin is in northeastern Germany. Flying to Hamburg and then driving to Schwerin (as Maggie does in the film) makes sense; going there via Frankfurt does not. See more »

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A family are torn apart when the body of their missing son is discovered.
17 January 2018 | by robertemeraldSee all my reviews

There's nothing wrong with this show. Much like the show The Missing it graphically illustrates the distress of a family desperate to know what happened to their missing little boy. It has numerous twists and turns and is, as usual, brilliantly acted. Having said that, however, I'm docking this piece a point for the aggressive use of flash-backs, which confuse rather than enlighten, and, in my opinion, were unnecessary. They could have been inserted chronologically in an initial time-line. I'm also docking a point because the passage of the show doesn't really surprise. As a consequence it works for its date of production perhaps, but hasn't any legs. If this is the type of BBC/E-One thriller/who dun it production you enjoy then you won't be disappointed, but if you are arriving at this show from a more modern perspective there is a risk you'll be bored.

I do like this type of British drama however, and had no real problem with it, and certainly wasn't bored.


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