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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.

Cast: Marcella Backland - Anna Friel; DI Rav Sangha - Ray Panthaki; DI Tim Williamson - Jamie Bamber; DC Mark Travis - Jack Doolan; Jason Backland - Nicholas Pinnock; Becky Marani - Yolanda Kettle; DC Alex Dier - Charlie Covell; DC LeAnn Hunter - Sophia Brown; Henry Gibson - Harry Lloyd; DCI Laura Porter - Nina Sosanya; Eric Davidson - Josh Herdman; Sylvie Gibson - Sinéad Cusack; Stephen Holmes - Patrick Baladi; Vince Whitman - Jason Hughes; Yann Hall - Tobias Santelmann; Maya Whitman - Victoria Smurfit; Jane Colletti - Michelle Terry; Alan Summers - Keith Allen; Gail Davidson - Harriet Cains; Matthew Neil - Ben Cura; Peter Cullen - Ian Puleston-Davies; Stuart Callaghan - Stephen Lord; Reg Reynolds - Nigel Planer; Maddy Stevenson - Laura Carmichael; Phil Dawkins - Peter Sullivan; Cara Thomas - Florence Pugh; Nigel Stafford - Andrew Tiernan; Grace Gibson - Maeve Dermody; Clive Bonn - Andrew Lancel; Dr. David Fairclough - Richard Cordery;

Network: ITV (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 04.April.2016
Status: Running