- Bede asks Jay Wratten what his plans are for him Duration: 01:25 Episode 7
- Foley tips off Beatty Duration: 00:58 Episode 6
- Bede trys to keep his deal with Bob Harris alive Duration: 02:15 Episode 5
- Gabriel and Honey talk at the police station. Duration: 01:19 Episode 4
- Bede and Julie on the beach. Duration: 01:14 Episode 3
- Sara gets a visitor Duration: 02:36 Episode 2
THS SHADOW LINE - WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON?
The Shadow Line is a sophisticated conspiracy thriller in seven parts that brings to life a cinematic world of blurred morality and the conflicted characters who inhabit it, it features a star-studded cast, including: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Sir Antony Sher and Stephen Rea.Watch a clip from episode one
JONAH GABRIEL - PLAYED BY CHIWETEL EJIOFOR
Detective Inspector returning to the force in his first case since being shot during a botched police operation that left his partner dead. He has amnesia, caused by the bullet still lodged in his brain, which leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass and his colleagues regarding him with suspicion. Gabriel has to follow an increasingly complex line of investigation, all the while wondering whether he can trust anyone, not least, himself.
JOSPEH BEDE - PLAYED BY CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON
An associate of murder victim Harvey Wratten. A lowly lieutenant who eschews the trappings of power, he has built up a legitimate fruit and flower business as a front during Harvey’s time in prison. Now, driven by a profound personal tragedy, Joseph finds himself planning one last deal: a massive drugs operation - that he is desperate to see through, so he can retire and step out of the business for ever.
LIA HONEY - PLAYED BY KIERSTON WAREING
Gabriel’s new partner. Ever watchful, fiercely loyal and not afraid to use her fists when needed, she keeps a careful eye on Gabriel, especially since his previous partner ended up dead...
MAURICE CRACE - PLAYED BY MALCOLM STORRY
Joseph Bede’s trusted confidante, he’s a man who has seen the crime business change over the years, so much so that he no longer recognizes this world or his place in it.
JAY WRATTEN - PLAYED BY RAFE SPALL
Murder victim Harvey Wratten’s nephew, who has also just been released from prison. Full of pent-up anger and aggression, he’s on a mission to wreak vengeance on his uncle’s killers.Watch short films starring Rafe Spall
JAMES GATEHOUSE - PLAYED BY STEPHEN REA
Watching from the shadows is the brilliantly lethal puppet master. He knows people’s secrets and he’ll find them when they are at their most vulnerable...
Shadow Line: Getting the shot
Producer Johann Knobel on getting the perfect atmosphere for The Shadow Line: "It orients the audience, tells them to pay close attention to even the smallest thing now, because it's likely to mean a great deal later on."Read and comment on Johann's post at the BBC TV blog
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