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The City and the City 

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Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad in the European city-state of Beszel, investigates the murder of a student from Beszel's twin-city of Ul Qoman - which occupies the same space but is perceived differently.
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Series cast summary:
Christian Camargo ...  Doctor Bowden 4 episodes, 2018
Ron Cook ...  Commissar Gadlem 4 episodes, 2018
Mandeep Dhillon ...  Constable Corwi 4 episodes, 2018
Robert Firth ...  Mike Gorse 4 episodes, 2018
David Morrissey ...  Inspector Tyador Borlú 4 episodes, 2018
Dennis O'Donnell Dennis O'Donnell ...  Beszel Resident 4 episodes, 2018
Graham Parrington Graham Parrington ...  Security Cop 4 episodes, 2018
Lara Pulver ...  Katrynia Borlú 4 episodes, 2018
Maria Schrader ...  Senior Detective Dhatt 4 episodes, 2018
Paprika Steen ...  Professor Nancy 4 episodes, 2018
Danny Webb ...  Major Syedr 4 episodes, 2018
Lee Bagley Lee Bagley ...  Yorjavic / ... 3 episodes, 2018
Cokey Falkow ...  Shukman 3 episodes, 2018
Michael Moshonov ...  Aikham Tsueh 3 episodes, 2018
Amélie Chantrey ...  Ul Qoma Girl 2 episodes, 2018
Barry Aird ...  Tairo 2 episodes, 2018
Morfydd Clark ...  Yolanda Stark 2 episodes, 2018
Marama Corlett ...  Rebecca 2 episodes, 2018
Paul Dallison Paul Dallison ...  Doctor 1 / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Andrea Deck ...  Mahalia Geary 2 episodes, 2018
Rebecca Dyson-Smith ...  Sariska 2 episodes, 2018
Marc Esse Marc Esse ...  Beszel Border Guard 2 episodes, 2018
Moey Hassan Moey Hassan ...  Worker Priest Driver / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Corey Johnson ...  Geary - 2 episodes 2 episodes, 2018
Kasia Koleczek ...  Yallia / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Marko Leht ...  Militsya officer 2 episodes, 2018
Russell Richardson ...  Grimes 2 episodes, 2018
Melissa Vaughan Melissa Vaughan ...  Sear 2 episodes, 2018
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Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad in the European city-state of Beszel, investigates the murder of a student from Beszel's twin-city of Ul Qoman - which occupies the same space but is perceived differently.

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The original novel was written by award-winning British fantasy author China Miéville as a gift for his terminally ill mother, who was a fan of police procedurals. See more »

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Imperfect but entertaining futuristic thriller
30 December 2019 | by narrator56See all my reviews

I had thought about reading the novel before watching this series, but I did a quick inventory of how many books I have lined up to read and decided to go ahead and watch it. Overall I found this futuristic film to be entertaining. A few of the characters were two-dimensional or without much depth to them and elements of the plot brought Orwell's "1984" to mind, but considering the complexity of the story, I thought they did a credible job presenting it so I could follow it.

I won't give away any of the plot points here, but I will say that there was a moment near the end where I thought they were going with a denouement that would not have felt real or satisfying. But they veered slightly away from it and I felt better about it.


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Release Date:

6 April 2018 (UK) See more »

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(4 episodes)

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