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Dark Angel 

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, History | TV Mini-Series (2016)
A two-part drama about the Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.
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Series cast summary:
Joanne Froggatt ...  Mary Ann Cotton 2 episodes, 2016
Alun Armstrong ...  George Stott 2 episodes, 2016
Isla McMonigle Isla McMonigle ...  Isabella Mowbray / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Laura Morgan ...  Maggie Cotton 2 episodes, 2016
George Kent ...  William Robinson 2 episodes, 2016
Jonas Armstrong ...  Joe Nattrass 2 episodes, 2016
Emma Fielding ...  Helen Robinson 2 episodes, 2016
Hayley Walters Hayley Walters ...  Elizabeth Robinson 2 episodes, 2016
John Hollingworth ...  Dr John Maling 2 episodes, 2016
Alexander McMonigle Alexander McMonigle ...  James Robinson Jnr 2 episodes, 2016
Seamus O'Neill Seamus O'Neill ...  William Calcraft 2 episodes, 2016
John Bowler ...  Mr Johnson 2 episodes, 2016
Sam Hoare ...  James Robinson 2 episodes, 2016
Tom Varey ...  Billy Mowbray 2 episodes, 2016
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A two-part drama about the Victorian serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.

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Wife. Mother. Killer.


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Alun Armstrong also acted in Downton Abbey with Joanna Froggatt. He was the butler at Brancaster Castle when the Crawleys went north for grouse shooting. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line, to her victims that she was about to poison with arsenic]
Mary Ann: Why don't you let me make you a nice cup of tea.
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Featured in Dark Angel: Behind the Scenes (2016) See more »

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Dark, gritty, compelling drama.
2 August 2019 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

Joanne Froggatt gives a tremendous performance in Dark Angel, bringing Mary An Cotton, The Black Widow, to life. Cotton is a well known figure from history, a serial killer, a woman who killed countless victims, generally to profit by them.

Great storytelling, it's done in a way which grips you and informs you, but her crimes are definitely not sensationalised.

It's beautifully made, with strong production values, but it's performance of the outstanding Froggatt that stands out.

Some will definitely find it disturbing, it's a very grim tale. 8/10


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21 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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