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Network: ITV (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 31.October.2016
Status: Ended

The two-part drama, Dark Angel, from Line of Duty makers World Productions, is based on the extraordinary true story of the Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton.

Travelling around the North-east, she insinuates herself into unsuspecting families, marrying and creating new families of her own - before killing them, taking their money and moving on.

CAST:
George Ward - Thomas Howes
Helen Robinson - Emma Fielding
Margaret Stott - Penny Layden
Maggie Cotton - Laura Morgan
Joe Nattrass - Jonas Armstrong
James Robinson - Sam Hoare
Fred Cotton - Mark Underwood
George Stott - Alun Armstrong
Mary Ann Cotton - Joanne Froggatt