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Dark Angel

Season 1
6.72000TV-14
This is the story of a troubled woman drawn ever deeper into a career of casual murder, while her loved ones and friends, who were also her victims, never suspected a thing. Golden Globe-winner Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey) portrays the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton, a child of the northeast England coal fields who dreamed of escaping the hard life of a miner’s family.
Starring
Joanne FroggattJonas ArmstrongLaura Morgan
Genres
SuspenseHistoricalDocumentaryDramaSpecial Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
EnglishEnglish [Audio Description]

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  1. 1. Part 1 Full UK-Length Edition
    May 20, 2017
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Mary Ann Cotton returns home, having lost four babies in as many years. But under the weight of loneliness, hardship, and loss, she finds herself taking drastic steps with arsenic when faced with dire poverty and no prospects.
  2. 2. Part 2 Full UK-Length Edition
    November 6, 2016
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Mary Ann Cotton tries to make a fresh start as a housekeeper in the middle-class Robinson household. But time and again, she resorts to arsenic-laced tea to cover her tracks in an attempt to move on to a better life.
  3. 3. Part 3 Full UK-Length Edition
    October 30, 2000
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Mary Ann Cotton, married to two living men at the same time, is still pursuing a third that would yield a chance at a better life. But when her stepson dies, an suspicious shopkeeper calls the police. Will they be able to prove their case?

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Directors
Brian Percival
Producers
Rebecca EatonKirstie MacDonaldSimon HeathGwyneth HughesJake Lushington
Network
PBS
Content advisory
Alcohol usefoul languagesexual contentsmokingviolence
Supporting actors
Emma FieldingSam HoareAlun Armstrong