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From Darkness 

Former Greater Manchester Police officer Claire Church's peaceful existence in the Western Isles is shattered when four bodies linked to her previous investigations are unearthed.




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Series cast summary:
Anne-Marie Duff ...  Claire Church 4 episodes, 2015
Richard Rankin ...  Norrie Duncan 4 episodes, 2015
Johnny Harris ...  DCI John Hind 4 episodes, 2015
Caroline Lee-Johnson ...  Superintenent Lola Keir / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Luke Newberry ...  DS Anthony Boyce 4 episodes, 2015
Cora Tsang Cora Tsang ...  Megan Duncan 4 episodes, 2015
Leanne Best ...  Julie Hind 4 episodes, 2015
Julie Clerehugh Julie Clerehugh ...  Police Officer 4 episodes, 2015
Matt Sapsford Matt Sapsford ...  Police Officer 4 episodes, 2015
Lyndsey Marshal ...  Lucy Maxley 3 episodes, 2015
Elina Alminas ...  Agota Calgys 3 episodes, 2015
Josh Taylor Josh Taylor ...  Ollie Hind 3 episodes, 2015
Emma Edmondson ...  DC Rachel Weir 3 episodes, 2015
Jill Myers Jill Myers ...  Fiona Harding 3 episodes, 2015
Tachia Newall ...  DC Jamie Salter 3 episodes, 2015
Adrian Rawlins ...  Gareth Harding 3 episodes, 2015
Josh Glen Josh Glen ...  Jack Hind 2 episodes, 2015
Ben Batt ...  Chris Templeton 2 episodes, 2015
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ...  Police Officer 2 episodes, 2015
Jim Cartwright Jim Cartwright ...  Roy Marsh 2 episodes, 2015
Keicha Greenidge Keicha Greenidge ...  Ellie Myers 2 episodes, 2015
Indiya Rowe Indiya Rowe ...  Jessica Templeton 2 episodes, 2015
Naomi Ryan Naomi Ryan ...  Rosanna Templeton 2 episodes, 2015


The story of Claire Church (Duff), a former police officer who moves away to the remote Western Isles in an attempt to escape the violent past that still haunts her. Soon, Claire is pulled back into an investigation she thought she had left well behind, by her former lover and colleague DCI John Hind (Johnny Harris) and his new DS Anthony Boyce (Luke Newberry). Written by Michael Bourke

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No matter how far you go, you can never outrun your past.


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2015 (UK) See more »

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Manchester, England, UK See more »

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To play Claire, Ann Marie Duff was assigned a personal trainer to get her up to peak fitness. The character is an athlete which is part of her addiction. See more »

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Great scenes in Scotland.
26 October 2015 | by keith-801See all my reviews

Watched this mainly because I'll watch anything with scenes on the West Coast of Scotland. As far as I can tell it was filmed on the island of Luing, just to the south of Oban. Well, the ferry scene at the beginning of episode 2 was defiantly filmed there. Whether they film-makers were trying to be deliberately obscure or not is hard to tell, but they carefully avoided filming any kind of signs etc. keeping the viewer guessing the whole time :-)

As for the programme itself, my wife wasn't interested in watching beyond the 1st episode....Really a bit slow with poor dialogue, the narrative floe was not very realistic at all and would not be the way any kind of normal people would interact.

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