Marcella (TV series)

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GenreCrime noir
Scandinavian noir
Created by
Written byHans Rosenfeldt
Opening theme"Fall" — The Bug featuring Inga Copeland
Composer(s)Lorne Balfe
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series3
No. of episodes24 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Hans Rosenfeldt
  • Nicola Larder
  • Tony Wood
  • Andrew Woodhead
CinematographyUla Pontikos
Editor(s)Liana Del Giudice
Running time50 minutes
Production company(s)Buccaneer Media
Original networkITV
Picture format16:9 (4K)
Audio formatStereo
Original release4 April 2016 (2016-04-04) –

Marcella is a British "Nordic"-noir detective series. It is written, directed and produced by Hans Rosenfeldt, creator of The Bridge. The series first started airing on ITV in April 2016. The series has aired two seasons of eight episodes. A third season will air sometime in 2020.[1]

The series stars Anna Friel as Marcella Backland, a former London detective who returns to work to investigate an open case from 11 years ago. An unknown serial killer seems to have become active again. Marcella also has to deal with splitting from her husband and having blackout episodes.

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  1. "Filming commences entirely in Northern Ireland on third series of critically acclaimed drama Marcella starring Anna Friel". ITV. 26 March 2019. Retrieved 15 February 2020.

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