OVERVIEW | EPISODE GUIDE

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

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