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River (2015)

15 CrimeDrama 1h


Respected police officer John River, a gifted cop with a troubled mind, struggles to come to terms with the recent loss of a colleague, and chases a suspect across London - with tragic consequences. Now at odds with the authorities, River ends up in a precarious position as he seeks to bring closure to the mother of murdered teenager, who blames him for failing to keep his promise.

  1. Abi Morgan


Series Cast

  1. Stellan Skarsgård

    Stellan Skarsgård

    John River

    6 Episodes

  2. Nicola Walker

    Nicola Walker

    Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson

    6 Episodes

  3. Adeel Akhtar

    Adeel Akhtar

    Ira King

    6 Episodes

  4. Josef Altin

    Josef Altin

    Christopher Riley

    6 Episodes

  5. Eddie Marsan

    Eddie Marsan


    6 Episodes

  6. Sorcha Cusack

    Sorcha Cusack

    Bridie Stevenson

    6 Episodes

  7. Lesley Manville

    Lesley Manville

    Chrissie Read

    6 Episodes

  8. Jim Norton

    Jim Norton

    Michael Bennigan

    6 Episodes

  9. Michael Maloney

    Michael Maloney

    Tom Read

    6 Episodes

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Last Season


Season 1

2015 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of River premiered on October 13, 2015.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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