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The Virtues 

With no immediate family to live for, Joseph is haunted by a past he has tried, for decades, to forget - if not actively obscure with drink and drugs. Suffering the hangover from hell - the... See full summary »
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Stephen Graham ...  Joseph 2 episodes, 2019
Niamh Algar ...  Dinah 2 episodes, 2019
Helen Behan ...  Anna 2 episodes, 2019
Deirdre Donnelly Deirdre Donnelly ...  Susan 2 episodes, 2019
Mark Hugh-Williams Mark Hugh-Williams ...  Builder / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Frank Laverty ...  Michael 2 episodes, 2019
James Nelson-Joyce ...  Ryan 2 episodes, 2019
Mark O'Halloran ...  Craigy 2 episodes, 2019
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With no immediate family to live for, Joseph is haunted by a past he has tried, for decades, to forget - if not actively obscure with drink and drugs. Suffering the hangover from hell - the dry spell over - he walks away from his present life and boards a boat bound for Ireland to confront hazy, fear-inducing memories from a childhood spent in the care system that he's had to forget. Emotionally and physically wrecked, Joseph reunites with an incredulous Anna (Helen Behan, This is England '88 and '90), the sister he hasn't seen since childhood. Anna persuades her wary husband Michael (Frank Laverty; Michael Collins) to let Joseph stay and give him work in the family-owned building company. There, Joseph is forced to directly confront the demons of his past when he comes face to face with Craigy (Mark O'Halloran), a shadowy figure who is dogged by dark rumours, and who won't leave Joseph alone. Joseph's precarious family reunion is further complicated when he is immediately drawn to ... Written by Channel4

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15 May 2019 (UK) See more »

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Shocking storyline
16 May 2019 | by frazecotaSee all my reviews

Storyline was sloppy, great actor (Stephan Graham) but it was as if the rest of cast was plucked from off the street. The tempo of the episode was very slow, I was very disappointed..


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