Marcella

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16 x 60 min (2 seasons)

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2016 - 2017

Episode breakdown
Episode breakdown

Marcella

Season I 2016....... 8 x 60 min
Season II 2017...... 8 x 60 min

Series Total: 16 x 60 min


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Returning Series

From Hans Rosenfeldt, writer of the The Bridge, comes Marcella—a dark and complex thriller set on the streets of London. Detective Marcella Backland is confronted by the return of a killer from her past while battling the fear she herself might be responsible for the murders.

In season 2, a corpse is discovered inside a wall and Marcella soon figures out it’s Leo Priestley—a schoolboy abducted a few years earlier and a friend of her own son, Edward. An investigation ensues as Marcella continues to struggle with her fragile psychological state.

Produced by Tony Wood’s Buccaneer Media and co-created by Hans Rosenfeldt and Nicola Larder (The Tunnel), Marcella is told in Rosenfeldt’s unflinchingly clear Nordic noir style and is his first series created for an English-speaking audience.


Ratings, Awards & Press

Ratings: When Marcella premiered on ITV (UK), it dominated the evening viewing with ratings of 8M, a 29% share. 

Marcella was one of the UK’s highest rated scripted shows in 2016.


Awards: International Emmy® Awards 2017, Best Performance by an Actress nominee (Anna Friel)

C21 Drama Awards 2016, Best English Language Series nominee


Press: "Tune in for another sharp crime drama from Hans Rosenfeldt" - Vogue

"We've never seen this blend of Scandi drama and English drama come together before..." - Best

"One show NOT to miss." - Woman

"Gripping...juicy new thriller." - Mirror

"All ingredients for a great crime drama." - Stylist 

Buccaneer Media for ITV (UK) and Netflix

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