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Stellan Skarsgård stars as John River, a brilliant police officer whose genius and fault-line is the fragility of his mind. Nicola Walker and Adeel Akhtar line up alongside Skarsgård, as Detective Sergeant Jackie ‘Stevie’ Stevenson, River’s colleague and confidante, and Detective Sergeant Ira King.


As the investigation into Stevie's murder begins to reveal her deepest secrets, River has to question everything he thought he knew about his one true friend. Their relationship might have survived her death but can it survive the truth of who she really was in life?


Broadcaster BBC One / Netflix

Distributor Endemol Shine International

Episodes 6 x 60'

First TX 13th October 2015

Executive Producers Jane Featherstone, Manda Levin, Abi Morgan

Starring Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Adeel Akthar

Created & Written by Abi Morgan

Directed by Richard Laxton, Tim Fywell, Jessica Hobbs

Produced by Chris Carey

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