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A missing persons unit investigate serial killers who target the impressionable and vulnerable.
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Series cast summary:
Reece Shearsmith ...  DS Sean Stone 4 episodes, 2014
Alex Kingston ...  Ruth Hattersley 4 episodes, 2014
Don Warrington ...  CS Harley Drayton 4 episodes, 2014
Noel Clarke ...  DI Carl Prior / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Adjoa Andoh ...  Angela Bale 4 episodes, 2014
Alfie Field ...  Bryan Hattersley 4 episodes, 2014
Myriam Acharki ...  Adele Rivera 4 episodes, 2014
Lynda Baron Lynda Baron ...  Maggie Hattersley 4 episodes, 2014
Roger Jean Nsengiyumva ...  Cole Eli 2 episodes, 2014
Alan McKenna ...  Graham Legg 2 episodes, 2014
Letitia Wright ...  Taylor Davis 2 episodes, 2014
Nadine Marshall Nadine Marshall ...  Donna Davis 2 episodes, 2014
Sophia Capasso ...  Sophie Scarrow 2 episodes, 2014
Lorraine Stanley ...  Kay Amos 2 episodes, 2014
Tommy McDonnell Tommy McDonnell ...  Aaron Scobie 2 episodes, 2014
Elliott Tittensor ...  John Meadows 2 episodes, 2014
Ian Pead ...  Stunt Doubles 2 episodes, 2014
David Collom David Collom ...  Stunt Doubles 2 episodes, 2014
John Albasiny ...  Alan Harvey 2 episodes, 2014
Doug Allen ...  DI Gary Scanlon 2 episodes, 2014
Susan Lynch ...  Dr. Ellesmere 2 episodes, 2014
Craig Conway ...  Tommy Purdie 2 episodes, 2014
Michael Greco Michael Greco ...  Nicholas Kass 2 episodes, 2014
Imogen Daines ...  Chloe Amos 2 episodes, 2014
Nick Malinowski ...  Dr. Kent 2 episodes, 2014
Rita Ramnani ...  Aaron's Solicitor 2 episodes, 2014
Danny Ashok ...  Zahir Dhaliwal 2 episodes, 2014
Nicholas Gleaves ...  Alex Wernley 2 episodes, 2014
Amiee El-Gamal Amiee El-Gamal ...  Gabby 2 episodes, 2014
Grace Vallorani Grace Vallorani ...  John's Solicitor 2 episodes, 2014
Abbey Marise Butler Abbey Marise Butler ...  Police Officer (2014) 2 episodes, 2014
Leona Carlo Leona Carlo ...  Police Officer 2 episodes, 2014
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Storyline

Chasing Shadows is a 4 part drama which follows the crimes investigated by troubled Detective Sergeant Sean Stone as he struggles to collaborate with colleagues DCI Karl Prior and Ruth Hattersley when investigating the disappearances of Taylor Davis and Stephen Eli.

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Official Sites:

ITV Press Centre [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

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2014 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

England, UK

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£5,000,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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At one point DS Stone asks Ruth if she's started wearing lipstick. One role Alex Kingston is known for is River Song on Doctor Who (2005) who is an archaeologist/murderer/thief whose modeous operandi is wearing hallucinogenic lipstick and kissing her target. See more »

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Bron/Broen aka The Bridge in a reverse British sauce
16 August 2016 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

Series with the "good guys" being unsocial and/or with special needs have recently become popular, with the Scandinavian The Bridge as evidently the most renown. Here, in Chasing Shadows, the roles are reversed: the male lead DS Sean Stone (remarkably performed by Reece Shearsmith, whom I have not knowingly seen/noticed before) is the one who has serious communication issues, and the others, including Ruth Hattersley (nicely depicted by Alex Kingston) have to deal with and tolerate him for the sake of solving serious crimes.

Despite the fact that being rude to women is not pleasant to follow and my hesitations whether the British police can afford such a non-team player, the plots have been smoothly designed, the leading characters are not always right, the endings have nice twists, and the concrete person at fault is not revealed too soon. I would like to see more with these characters; the Episode 4 somehow promised a sequel, but no more episodes until now (1-4 were aired in September 2014).


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