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Award-winning actress Eve Myles (Torchwood, Broadchurch) stars in this BBC thriller as Faith Howells, a fun-loving lawyer with a happy marriage and three children, enjoying an extended maternity leave from the law firm she founded with her husband, Evan (Bradley Freegard, Doctors). Then one day, Evan leaves for work but never arrives. Faith scrambles to handle the clients Evan left behind, all while trying to find out what happened to her husband. As the days go by with no sign of him, Faith becomes the police’s prime suspect, and her search for the truth leads her to the criminal underbelly of her quiet Welsh town. When long-buried family secrets come to light, Faith wonders if she ever really knew her husband at all.
Filmed on location along the stunning Welsh coast, this suspense-filled mystery also stars Mark Lewis Jones (Master and Commander), Matthew Gravelle (Broadchurch), Eiry Thomas (The Indian Doctor), and Aneirin Hughes (Hinterland). 8 episodes, 8 hrs, 3 DVD or Blu-ray discs. SDH.
While on maternity leave, Faith Howells spends a night out drinking with friends while her loving husband, Evan, takes care of their kids. The next morning, Evan leaves for work but never arrives, forcing Faith to deal with the clients at their law firm.
Evan is officially filed as a missing person, but Faith decides not to tell the police about the fake ID and wig she found in his things. After learning that their law business is heavily in debt, Faith represents reformed criminal Steve in a custody battle.
Having been dragged into the station and questioned about Evan's disappearance, Faith continues to clash with her old adversary DI Susan Williams, despite her police officer brother-in-law, Terry, trying to mediate. Later, Faith defends a priest accused of taking money from the church.
After receiving a threatening letter, Faith takes the kids to stay at a hotel, where Steve tells her that Evan may have had ties to the Glynns, a notorious criminal family. While Faith follows the new lead, the police search for a body but find other evidence instead.
After the police arrive to investigate the break-in at her house, Faith confronts her colleague Cerys, who leads Faith to Dr. Alpay, a dentist involved with the Glynn family. Faith also helps an elderly man whose landlord wants him evicted.
When the police find Evan's car by the docks, a known suicide spot, Williams brings Faith back into the station and locks her in a cell overnight. The next morning, Cerys represents Faith as Williams grills Faith about her relationship with Steve.
Feeling betrayed by her former client Arthur, Faith goes through his phone and finds evidence that Williams was at the scene of the crash that killed Dr. Alpay. Cerys attempts to return Faith's children to her, while Faith gets Steve out on bail.
Even with Williams arrested for fleeing a crime scene, Faith seems to be losing her custody hearing until Cerys deals a low blow to the prosecution's surprise witness. Later, Faith reluctantly makes a tenuous deal with Williams.
|Run Time:||8 hours|
|Number of Discs:||3|
|UPC Code :||0054961266890|
|Cast:||Eve Myles (Torchwood, Broadchurch), Mark Lewis Jones (Master and Commander), Matthew Gravelle (Broadchurch), Bradley Freegard (Doctors), Aneirin Hughes (Hinterland), Eiry Thomas (The Indian Doctor), Hannah Daniel, Mali Harries|
|Editorial Reviews:||"Gripping…a hit"—Daily Post (UK)
"It will have you hooked."—WalesOnline.co.uk