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A woman suspects her husband of having an affair. After following several lines of inquiry far more unravels including a streak of violence below the surface.
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Series cast summary:
Suranne Jones ...  Dr. Gemma Foster / ... 10 episodes, 2015-2017
Bertie Carvel ...  Simon / ... 10 episodes, 2015-2017
Tom Taylor ...  Tom / ... 10 episodes, 2015-2017
Thusitha Jayasundera ...  Ros Mahendra / ... 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Shazia Nicholls Shazia Nicholls ...  Julie 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Jodie Comer ...  Kate Parks / ... 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Victoria Hamilton ...  Anna 8 episodes, 2015-2017
Adam James ...  Neil 7 episodes, 2015-2017
Sara Stewart ...  Susie Parks / ... 6 episodes, 2015-2017
Neil Stuke ...  Chris Parks / ... 6 episodes, 2015-2017
Martha Howe-Douglas ...  Becky 6 episodes, 2015-2017
Clare-Hope Ashitey ...  Carly 6 episodes, 2015-2017
Daniel Cerqueira Daniel Cerqueira ...  Gordon Ward / ... 5 episodes, 2015-2017
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Doctor Gemma Foster's life is about to be torn apart. She's a talented family doctor at the heart of her community, a loving wife and mother, a woman people can trust. But her world is fractured the moment she suspects her husband, Simon, of having an affair. Determined to discover the truth, Gemma unearths dark secrets that threaten everything she loves. As her life and the lives of her patients and family are thrown into chaos, only one thing is certain - Gemma will find herself behaving in ways she could never have imagined.

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Can you ever really know someone?

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English

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2015 (UK) See more »

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Hertfordshire, England, UK See more »

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BBC announced a second season after the events of the first season. See more »

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Strangely riveting -- and just plain strange
31 October 2016 | by bonniejbarlowSee all my reviews

It was more Doctor Strange Love than Dr. Foster to me. The proverbial train wreck that I couldn't stop watching. The characters were so inconsistent in their behaviors that I ended up disliking all of them - - but I kept watching. I think it's that they were all so supremely selfish that there wasn't much to redeem any single one of them. The husband was a selfish git, the kid was an annoying brat, the doctor was a morally-deficient arse, the "friend" was the worst friend ever, the young girlfriend was vacuous, and the neighbors and "friends" were all totally fine with infidelity and blackmail. I hope my real neighbors are nothing like these! The doctor seemed clueless a third of the time, sweet and kind a third of the time, and a complete psycho the other third. The neatly-wrapped-up ending seemed to indicate we were to conclude she was sweet and kind after all -- it would have been more appropriate for her to still show some of that psycho-under-the-surface personality she had waiting to surface once again. Ah well.


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