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Marcella 

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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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2020   2018   2016  
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Series cast summary:
Anna Friel ...  Marcella Backland / ... 24 episodes, 2016-2020
Ray Panthaki ...  DI Rav Sangha / ... 24 episodes, 2016-2020
Jack Doolan ...  DC Mark Travis 15 episodes, 2016-2018
Jamie Bamber ...  DCI Tim Williamson / ... 14 episodes, 2016-2018
Nicholas Pinnock ...  Jason Backland 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Imogen Faires Imogen Faires ...  Emma Backland / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Asher Flowers Asher Flowers ...  Edward Backland 11 episodes, 2016-2018
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Set in contemporary London with a British Metropolitan Police Officer at its heart, Marcella is Scandinavian noir on the streets of Britain. Told with Rosenfeldt's unflinchingly clear Nordic style, full of hooks and action, The series will lead the audience through a narrative maze until the final moments of the drama. Marcella will also delve into the psychology of a single female detective working solo on a serial murder case with many potential suspects and victims. Returning to the Met's Murder Squad after a 12-year career break, Marcella Backland is a detective in her late 30's who gave up her fast-tracked role to marry and devote her life to starting a family. With the abrupt end to her marriage to the love of her life Jason and isolated from her daughter at boarding school, Marcella returns to work whilst attempting to make sense of what's happened in her life. Written by ahmetkozan

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Detective. Witness. Suspect.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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

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Great UK police - "CSI" TV show!
8 April 2019 | by r-fronimidesSee all my reviews

As you may know (if you are Americans you don't), in UK the police men/women ARE NOT ARMED, they're not allowed to carrying guns. It's tradition and they're keeping that way; that's why killing a cop is HIGH CRIME in UK, because exactly that - they are unarmed. (Of course, there is the "Armed Police", with submachine guns)...

...So, this show is a classic INVESTIGATION police movie, with a very good plot/scenario. It's like the "CSI" series, but with more field investigation and less lab research.

Very good TV show, I watched the two season in Netflix in ...a weekend! Very highly recommended. We're waiting the new 3rd upcoming season.


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UK

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English

Release Date:

4 April 2016 (UK) See more »

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Buccaneer Media See more »
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