“Bloodlands”, the crime drama series aired by Chris Bardon premiered yesterday. Developed by HTM Television and produced by Christopher Hall, the series was released on BBC One. This is a crime drama show and because of it, people have loved it a lot for a long time. They have been waiting for him since it was announced. It is a drama that is very plot-driven and as such has received mixed reviews from critics. Some liked the opening episode while some were critical of it considering a variety of factors. Anyway, let’s take a further look at the article to learn more about the show and everything related to it.
Liked episode 1 of #BLOODLANDS – James Nesbitt is amazing as always. Also glad that Snake has finished.
– Antonia 💙💙 #ApproveTheTakeover #NUFC (@joescaff) 21 February 2021
Enjoy episode 1. Build well #Bloodlands
– vickster51 (@ vickster51) 21 February 2021
Watch Episode 1 from #bloodlands Last night. That’s very good – like James Nesbitt in the lead role. Glad to see some of the cast from Derry Girls …
– Lynne Currie (@vlcurrie) 22 February 2021
Everything you need to know about “Bloodlands”
The first episode, ‘Episode One’, was released yesterday on February 21, 2021 on BBC One. The premiere was great as fans enjoyed watching it so much as they were able to see some of their favorite stars back in action once again. This show is based on a cold case that comes back after 20 years. A killer named ‘Goliath’ is free and is linked to DCI Tom Brannick whose wife is one of the victims. After all, the first episode shows us that the owner of the car that was pulled from Strangford Lough in County Down was kidnapped. Recognizing Goliath’s calling card, Brannick partners with DS Niamh McGovern and opens the old case hoping it will help them solve this kidnapping. The trailer for the show is out and you can watch it below.
James Nesbitt as Chief Detective Inspector Tom Brannick: James Nesbitt is a well-known and experienced actor and television presenter. He has done a number of films and shows before this. Some of his most famous works are “Bloody Sunday”, “Murphy’s Law”, “The Deep”, “Cold Feet”, and “The Missing”.
Lorcan Cranitch as Chief Detective Inspector Jackie Toomey: Lorcan Cranitch is an Irish actor who has been involved in drama since he was a student. He is known for his roles in “Parnell and the Englishwoman”, “Ballykissangel”, and “Deacon Brodie”.
Charlene McKenna as Detective Sergeant Niamh McGovern: Charlene McKenna is also an Irish actress who has done some highly commendable works in the television industry. He is popular for doing series such as “Whistleblower”, “Single-Handed 2”, and “Raw”.
Chris Walley as Billy ‘Birdy’ Bird: Chris Walley is another Irish actor as well as a stage artist. His best works include “RTE”, “1917”, and “The Young Offenders”.
Michael Smiley as Dinger: Michael Smiley is a Northern Irish comedian and actor. He is truly a veteran and an amazing actor. He is still remembered for his roles in “Kill List” and “Lobster”.
Susan Lynch as Heather Pentland: Susan Lynch is a Northern Irish actress who is also a three-time IFTA Award winner. She is one of the best Irish actresses to date and has done many films and series. Some of them are “Nora”, “Beautiful Creatures”, “Downtown Abbey”, “The Bill”, and “Doctor Who”.
Ian McElhinney as Adam Cory: Ian McElhinney is a highly experienced and renowned director and actor from Northern Ireland. He has done a lot of work in his life. Be it TV shows or movies, she has worked on everything. Some of his best works include “Game of Thrones”, “Derry Girls”, “The Fall”, “Doctor Who”, and “The Tudors”.
Asan N’Jie as Larry: Asan N’Jie is a young actor who has done some commendable jobs in the past year. He was part of “Ready Player One”, “Vera”, and “Murder on the Orient Express”.
Lisa Dwan as Tori Matthews: Lisa Dwan is an Irish television, stage and film actress. He is best known for his roles in “Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain”, “The Tailor of Panama”, “Top Boy”, and “Fair City”.
Kathy Kiera Clarke as Claire Keenan: Kathy Kiere Clarke is another Northern Irish actress best known for her character as Aunt Sarah in “Derry Girls”.
Valerie Lilley as Linda Corry: Valerie Lilley is a Northern Irish actress who has been a part of the entertainment industry for quite some time. She has been a part of many great films and TV series. Some of these include “Catherine Tate Show,” “Shameless,” “Grange Hill,” and “Doctors.”
When will “Bloodlands” be released in the UK?
“Bloodlands” will be released in the UK on February 21, 2021 at 9pm ET. You can listen BBC One to watch James Nesbitt in action one more time. It’s interesting to see how James plays the role of this widowed detective. The search for the assassin that resurfaced after twenty years is sure to be both intriguing and downright thrilling. So, watch the show and tell us in the comments section what you think about it.