Low Winter Sun: Season 1 (2013)


Critic Consensus: Mark Strong makes for a compelling lead, but Low Winter Sun is too serious for its own good, sagging under the weight of its bleak, brooding tone.


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Police officers Frank Agnew and Joe Geddes murder Joe's former partner and after internal affairs get called in and Agnew gets put in charge of finding the killer, the pair do all that they can to keep the truth hidden.


Mark Strong (II)
as Det. Frank Agnew
Lennie James
as Det. Joe Geddes
Athena Karkanis
as Det. Dani Kahlil
James Ransone
as Damon Callis
Sprague Grayden
as Maya Callis
Billy Lush
as Nick Paflas
David Costabile
as Det. Simon Boyd
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
as Lt. Charles Dawson
Alon Aboutboul
as Alexander Skelos
Trevor Long
as Sean Foster
Ron Cephas Jones
as Reverend Lowdown
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Critic Reviews for Low Winter Sun Season 1

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (20)

Terrifically hard to love, but some superb performances indicate that at least it's worth the effort to try.

Aug 8, 2013 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

Veteran actor Mark Strong is absolutely riveting.

Aug 8, 2013 | Full Review…

Sadly, Low Winter Sun lacks the lean snap of classic noir.

Oct 8, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's a swaggering, snarling mess so rife with clichés that one has to believe the majority of them are intentional.

Sep 16, 2013 | Full Review…

Low Winter Sun's cast is top-notch all the way around, especially the actors playing the detective partners-in-crimes. Lennie James.

Sep 3, 2013 | Full Review…

Low Winter Sun is a good show with the potential to grow into a very good show.

Sep 3, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This series, adapted by executive producer Chris Mundy of Criminal Minds and Cold Case, starts out feeling as unexceptional, and as forced, as those CBS crime series

May 14, 2018 | Full Review…

It gets too caught up trying to be a Very Serious Television Drama, rather than an intriguing story told well.

Aug 18, 2014 | Rating: 3/10 | Full Review…

The ensemble is well-cast and believable, but most impressive is London-born leading man Strong, who's reprising the role he played in the original series, this time swapping his character's Scottish accent for an American one.

Sep 6, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

For those looking for yet another quality show for their Sunday nights, "Low Winter Sun" soars high.

Sep 6, 2013 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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