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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
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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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English

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2015 (UK) See more »

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From Darkness See more »

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Manchester, England, UK See more »

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(four episodes) | (total run time)

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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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C'mon! Speed it up!
2 November 2015 | by frtzw906See all my reviews

Too many shots of actors' eyes, pensive looks (accompanied by needlessly dramatic music), and otherwise needless time wasting that does nothing to move the plot forward. We get the angst, but we don't need entire episodes of it. Get on with it!

I enjoyed the shots of the islands. Was this series intended as a promotional feature for Tourism Scotland? If that's the case, it works. I want to visit. I want to ride that ferry.

Meanwhile, back to the ho-hum tedium of the case... Boring.

Were they writing/making this story up as they filmed it? Was that what took so long?


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