Season 1 of Bloodlands: Everything You Need to Know About the James Nesbitt Film

Season 1 of Bloodlands: Everything You Need to Know About the James Nesbitt Film

Season 1 was a crime thriller that became one of the best BBC dramas of 2021. Several twists and turns were on the series, and season 2 is now available, bringing you more inspiration.

The first drama from HTM Television, which is co-owned by Mercurio and Hat Trick Productions, was written by Chris Brandon, a first-time television writer and executive.

The first season of the show, based in Northern Ireland, featured an impressive cast, with actor James Nesbitt playing the role of Tom Brannick, a police detective.

Jed Mercurio said that HTM Television is honored that such a stunning cast will bring to life Chris Brandon''s thrilling, thought-provoking series.

Here''s all you need to know about the first series.

Bloodlands season 1 release date

Season 1 was first broadcast on BBC1 in February 2021 at 9 pm. All episodes are available on BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab).

What is Bloodlands about?

"When a car with a possible suicide note is pulled out of Strangford Lough, Northern Irish police detective Tom Brannick (James Nesbitt) connects it to an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance," according to the programming synopsis.

"follows his search for the legendary assassin known as "Goliath," an explosive cat-and-mouse game in which the stakes have never been higher."

  • Who is Goliath?
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Bloodlands season 1 episode recaps *spoilers*

Bloodlands season 1 episode 1 recap

Tom Brannick, DCI, is directed to a crime scene that resembles Goliath''s work. He believes Goliath is the one responsible for his wife''s murder and is launching a reinvestigation into the case that has been unsolved for over 20 years. Along the way, he discovers quite quickly that his newest case threatens to retaliate the streets, and it becomes a battle against time to find Pat Keenan before it becomes too late

Bloodlands season 1 episode 2 recap

During Tom''s investigation into Goliath, he waits to determine whether one of the victims is his missing wife. Despite his investigation, Adam Corry, the brother of one of the victims, appears to be hiding information from the authorities. During his investigation, Pat Keenans boys begin to show they will not tolerate Tom poking his nose into their business by targeting his daughter.

Bloodlands season 1 episode 3 recap

As the Goliath case gets wide open with the news of Adam Corrys'' disappearance, Tom must work hard to cover his tracks. We discover what connects Tori Matthews to the Goliath case, and the DNA match for the woman in the Pat Keenans car has finally been found.

Tom, Birdy, Jackie, and Niamh start to gather data that suggests Goliath must serve on the same force as they are. Tom allies himself with Tori, and they start working together to point the finger towards another officer.

Bloodlands season 1 episode 4 recap

Here''s how the finale ended in complete detail.

Tori and Tom appear to have initially framed Jackie Twomey as the Goliath villain. However, the evidence is later discounted and Jackie is finally released; the department then launches a search for the person who wanted to.

Tori attaches the necklace to Tom''s daughter and recognizes it as identical to the one she was sent by Adam. In response, Tom accuses the cops of disseminating this information and takes Izzy to the mountains.

Niamhwho, while going to meet Tori, learns that Tom had taken medical leave the day before Emma Brannick went missing. Later, Tom confesses to Tori that his wife was kidnapped by David Corry and that he was instructed to kill Simon Quinlan and Joe Harkin if he ever wanted her again.

Tom discloses that he killed David and told his wife to die after seeing them behaveing "like a couple" and confesses that he also murdered Adam because he was convinced that Tom was Goliath.

Tori seeks absolute proof that he is Goliath, and he sends her to the spot where he concealed the pistol used to murder her. As Pat attempts to drag her body into a boat, Tom kills him, just as the police arrive.

Tom is asked if he was convinced that Tori was Simon''s daughter and that her DNA was similar to that of Pat Keenan, who kidnapped him. When asked if he was convinced that Keenan was Goliath, Tom ponders and believes he was.

Who stars in Bloodlands season 1?

It''s fantastic to be back designing a drama in and about Northern Ireland, which now has a film and television industry as good as any other country.

"We have fantastic scripts from a talented young writer who was raised in County Down, which are extremely exciting and psychologically complex. I cant wait to start.

The rest of the cast:

  • James Nesbitt ()
  • Lisa Dwan ()
  • Lorcan Cranitch ()
  • Charlene McKenna ()
  • Ian McElhinney (s)
  • Lola Petticrew ()
  • Chris Walley ()
  • Michael Smiley ()
  • Kathy Kiera Clarke ()
  • Susan Lynch ().

Is there a Bloodlands season 1 trailer?

Yes, and it''s intense!

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