Two detectives with opposing viewpoints are forced to work together in a pre-apocalyptic criminal world.


Neil Cross
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Series cast summary:
Jim Sturgess ...  DCI Charlie Hicks 6 episodes, 2018
Agyness Deyn ...  DI Elaine Renko 6 episodes, 2018
Nikki Amuka-Bird ...  Grace Morrigan 6 episodes, 2018
Derek Riddell ...  DCS Roland Bell 6 episodes, 2018
Jojo Macari ...  Daniel Renko 6 episodes, 2018
Varada Sethu ...  DS Mishal Ali 6 episodes, 2018
Owain Arthur ...  DS Keith Greener 6 episodes, 2018
Joplin Sibtain ...  DS Herbie Sarafian 6 episodes, 2018
Adrian Rawlins ...  DS George Mooney 6 episodes, 2018
Lorraine Burroughs ...  Simone Hicks 5 episodes, 2018
Aisling Bea ...  Mari Butler 5 episodes, 2018
David J Biscoe ...  CID 5 episodes, 2018
Cameron King ...  Owen Butler 4 episodes, 2018
Ukweli Roach ...  Will Benedetti 3 episodes, 2018
Kae Alexander ...  Angie Jones 3 episodes, 2018
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ...  Armed / ... 3 episodes, 2018
Tamara Smart ...  Hailey Hicks 3 episodes, 2018
Daniel Coonan Daniel Coonan ...  DCI Alex Butler 2 episodes, 2018
Richard Coyle ...  Thom Blackwood 2 episodes, 2018
Dermot Crowley ...  Father Dennis Chapman 2 episodes, 2018
Maggie Daniels Maggie Daniels ...  Hattie Burton 2 episodes, 2018
Clive Myrie Clive Myrie ...  BBC Newsreader 2 episodes, 2018
Jaden Sidhu ...  CID Officer 2 episodes, 2018


Two detectives with opposing viewpoints are forced to work together in a pre-apocalyptic criminal world.

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Who will you be when the end begins?


Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi


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Writer Neil Cross claimed in an interview with Radio Times that he had sketched out a full 5 year story arc to accompany the Hard Sun countdown. The shows was canceled after just one series however. See more »

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So far, so good...
7 January 2018 | by st_stoimenovSee all my reviews

My hope is that if one makes the effort to look past the action (a spectacular choreography, by the way) and this genre-specific plot clichés, one's going to find a fresh and an interesting take on the age old dilemma that entertains the question whether people as a whole (as a society; as a global collective, if you wish) ought - let alone deserve - to be made aware of all the details and parameters of an impending extinction-level event.

Or, in other words - will we succumb to our most primal and atavistic impulses and instincts? Or maybe human spirituality's evolution has had finally caught up with the technological one? Are we all remaining to be simply cavemen (and "cavewomen", lets not be sexist ;) with cell phones and lap tops, or at last we've crossed over some kind of a mental - or a spiritual - threshold, thus becoming something... more? The thing is, we won't be sure which is it until we actually find ourselves on the precipice of some catastrophic, cataclysmic event. Once we had been reduced to creatures that act solely on their instincts and nothing else, then it will become clear whether the human nature has had evolved beyond that of cavemen (and cavewomen - I would hate to find this review dismissed on grounds of sexism and misogyny, hehe).

I think that the series have the real potential to gain "a must-watch" status. It all depends on whether the show's creators have dedicated more screen time and a stronger accent to the question has the humanity's mentality's evolution reached the point where we had finally become mentally fit enough to survive a global cataclysm.

If not, at least the show's entertaining, if nothing else.

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7 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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