Starring: Bob Peck , Joe Don Baker , Joanne Whalley
Directed by: Martin Campbell
Produced by: Michael Wearing
Written by: Troy Kennedy-Martin
A father's worst fears come true in this apocalyptic political thriller, one of the best and most influential British TV series ever made. Investigating his daughter's murder, a Yorkshire police officer follows clues into a murky world of nuclear espionage and cover-ups. Part crime drama, part science fiction, and 100% terrifying.
Item Number: 14536
English Subtitles for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
Alternate Ending to the Final Episode
Music Only Audio Option to isolate the Eric Clapton/Michael
Kamen BAFTA-winning Score
Magnox - The Secrets of Edge of Darkness featuring interviews with the cast and crew
"Did You See" featuring reviews of the original BBC broadcast
Interview with Bob Peck from the BBC's Breakfast Time morning program
Highlights from the BAFTA awards and Broadcasting Press Guild
Awards including interviews with Bob Peck, Jon Don Baker and producer Michael Wearing
A father's worst fears come true in this apocalyptic political thriller, one of the best and most influential British TV series ever made. Investigating his daughter's murder, a Yorkshire police officer follows clues into a murky world of nuclear espionage and cover-ups. Part crime drama, part science fiction, and 100% terrifying. Winner of six BAFTA® Awards, including best drama series. "Like a radioactive Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"-Evening Standard. The complete six-part series, as seen on PBS and BBC America, plus extras.
"Compassionate Leave" - Yorkshire policeman Ron Craven sees his daughter Emma gunned down in front of him. His grief leads him to investigate and he learns of her activities as a radical environmental activist.
"Into the Shadows" - Craven's investigation leads him to Emma's boyfriend and to American CIA agent Darius Jedburgh as it becomes apparent that Emma's activities were far from innocent-- and known to the government.
"Burden of Proof" - Craven grows increasingly impatient with the official police inquiry and is asked by Harcourt and Pendleton to appear as a witness opposed to the acquisition of Northmoor by American entrepreneur Grogan.
"Breakthrough" - Craven has a complete breakdown when Emma's killer is shot before revealing who hired him, but he recovers and convinces Jedburgh to accompany him as he follows Emma and GAIA's footsteps into Northmoor.
"Northmoor" - Jedburgh and Craven make their way into Northmoor, hoping to reconstruct what happened to Emma and her GAIA companions, and they succeed with tragic results.
"Fusion" - Craven decides he must locate Jedburgh and the plutonium. Meanwhile, Jedburgh has decided to confront Grogan with what he has learned.
"A masterpiece. It is one of those very rare television creations so rich in form and content that the spectator wishes there was some way of prolonging it indefinitely." - Daily Telegraph
"Like a radioactive Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." - Evening Standard
"A thriller enriched by humanity, a tragedy enhanced by wit, a fantasy endorsed by grisly reality." - Mail on Sunday
"Rivetting up to the last frame of the film." - Daily Express
|Ronald Craven||---||Bob Peck|
|Darius Jedburgh||---||Joe Don Baker|
|Emma Craven||---||Joanne Whalley|
|James Godbolt||---||Jack Watson|
|Young Emma||---||Imogen Staley|
|Polly Pelham||---||Sarah Martin|
|Terry Shields||---||Tim McInnerny|
Written by Troy Kennedy-Martin
Directed by Martin Campbell
Produced by Michael Wearing
Original Music by Eric Clapton, Michael Kamen
Cinematography by Andrew Dunn
Film Editing by Ardan Fisher, Dan Rae
Costume Design by Denver Hall>br>
1986 - Best Actor - Bob Peck
1986 - Best Drama Serial
1986 - Best Film Cameraman - Andrew Dunn
1986 - Best Film Editor - Ardan Fisher, Dan Rae
1986 - Best Film Sound - Dickie Bird, Rob James
1986 - Best Original Television Music - Eric Clapton, Michael Kamen
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