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River (2015)

TV-MA CrimeDramaMystery


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 as John River

    Stellan Skarsgård

    John River

    6 Episodes

  2. Nicola Walker as Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson

    Nicola Walker

    Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson

    6 Episodes

  3. Adeel Akhtar as Ira King

    Adeel Akhtar

    Ira King

    6 Episodes

  4. Lesley Manville as Chrissie Read

    Lesley Manville

    Chrissie Read

    6 Episodes

  5. Owen Teale as Marcus McDonald

    Owen Teale

    Marcus McDonald

    6 Episodes

  6. Georgina Rich as Rosa Fallows

    Georgina Rich

    Rosa Fallows

    6 Episodes

  7. Eddie Marsan as Thomas Cream

    Eddie Marsan

    Thomas Cream

    6 Episodes

  8. Turlough Convery as Frankie Stevenson

    Turlough Convery

    Frankie Stevenson

    6 Episodes

  9. Sorcha Cusack as Bridie Stevenson

    Sorcha Cusack

    Bridie Stevenson

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2015 • 6 Episodes

Season 1 of River premiered on October 13, 2015.

Episode 6

(1x6, November 17, 2015) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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