River - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Episode 1

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Episode Info

John River is a respected police officer haunted by the murder victims whose secrets he must uncover. Struggling to come to terms with the recent loss of a close colleague, River chases a potential suspect across London, with tragic consequences. In his fragile mental state, he comes under increasing pressure both from the press and within the police force as calls for his dismissal grow.

Cast

Nicola Walker
as Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson
Lesley Manville
as Chrissie Read
Eddie Marsan
as Thomas Cream
Adeel Akhtar
as Ira King
Georgina Rich
as Rosa Fallows
Owen Teale
as Marcus McDonald
Sorcha Cusack
as Bridie Stevenson
Turlough Convery
as Frankie Stevenson
Josef Altin
as Christopher Riley
Fady Elsayed
as Aten Olama
Cathy Murphy
as Marlena Fielding
Shannon Tarbet
as Erin Fielding
Franz Drameh
as Bruno Marconi
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Critic reviews for Episode 1

Oh, that it's come to this; that the genre which overturned the detective cliché has itself become the detective cliché, so much so I find I even rather long for the return of Poirot.

August 30, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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