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Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.
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 DC Mark Travis 15 episodes, 2016-2018
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 DI Tim Williamson / ... 14 episodes, 2016-2018
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Imogen Faires ...
 Emma Backland / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Asher Flowers ...
 Edward Backland 10 episodes, 2016-2018
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 DCI Laura Porter 8 episodes, 2016
Charlie Covell ...
 DC Alex Dier 8 episodes, 2016
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 Henry Gibson 8 episodes, 2016
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 DC Leanne Hunter 8 episodes, 2018
Shawn Dixon ...
 Armed Response Officer #1 8 episodes, 2018
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 Becky Marani / ... 8 episodes, 2018
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 Stephen Holmes 7 episodes, 2016
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 Vince Whitman 7 episodes, 2018
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 Maya Whitman 7 episodes, 2018
Michelle Terry ...
 Jane Colletti / ... 7 episodes, 2018
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Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.

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Detective. Witness. Suspect.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Марчелла  »

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The name Marcella is pronounced "march-ella" in this series, using the Italian pronunciation. See more »

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Referenced in Granada Reports: 20 February 2018: Evening Bulletin (2018) See more »

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8 episodes are 5 too many.
29 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

SO many characters, so many complications, so many flashback scenes, so confusing! By the final episode I no longer cared which nutty character perpetrated which heinous crime nor how anything affected any one of the psychotic principals. The motivations seem manufactured, psychological overlays remain unexplained, relationships are muddled and the casting was poor. Parts of the series were gripping and highly dramatic, but it felt like a puzzle that had dropped on the floor and the pieces remained scrambled. I love binge-watching and often re-watch multiple times. Once was more than enough for this one, however.

Nice scenic tours of London, though.


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