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Deadwater Fell

Season 1
In this “complex and fascinating mystery” (Radio Times), physician Tom (David Tennant, Broadchurch) and his teacher wife (Anna Madeley, Patrick Melrose) lead a seemingly perfect life in a Scottish town. Then a fire ravages their home one night, forcing those closest to them to question everything they knew about their friends. Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife) and Matthew McNulty (Versailles) also star.
David TennantCush JumboAnna Madeley
English [CC]
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  1. 1. Episode 1
    January 9, 2020
    Married couple Tom and Kate live a contented life in their small Scottish community with their best friends, Jess and Steve. Until one night, when a fire ravages Tom and Kate’s home, and Steve makes a disturbing discovery while attempting to save them.
  2. 2. Episode 2
    January 16, 2020
    In the aftermath of the fire, Tom recounts his family life to the police. Jess supports Tom through the funeral, but a chat with an old friend of Kate’s makes Jess reconsider her own relationship with Tom.
  3. 3. Episode 3
    January 23, 2020
    Armed with new evidence and a witness, the police bring Tom into the station for questioning. When his story doesn’t add up, they arrest him, but Tom believes Steve is setting him up.
  4. 4. Episode 4
    January 30, 2020
    Tom is released on bail, but the community’s attitude towards him remains frosty, and a confrontation with Steve at the children’s memorial benefit inflames tensions. Steve confides in Jess what Kate told him after the car crash.

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