SERIES 1 In her first lead role in an investigative series since The X Files, Anderson brings the same intelligence and depth of character to her portrayal of Stella Gibson, a successful, highly driven homicide detective. Jamie Dornan (Once Upon A Time, Sofia CoppolaGÇÖs Marie Antoinette) stars as Paul Spector, the ruthless serial predator she seeks. While chillingly hiding behind the fa+â-ºade of loving husband and father, Spector GÇô who is revealed from the outset GÇô is preying on women in and around Belfast. While the police are stalled in their investigation of these as yet unconnected murders, Gibson is drafted in to conduct a 28-day review on secondment from LondonGÇÖs Metropolitan Police. Almost immediately, Gibson determines these heinous crimes are all linked to the same person. An outsider, she immediately feels a certain level of hostility from the local detectives GÇô but Gibson understands the psychology of serial killers GÇô and how to find them. Under her lead, the team, including Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife) as pathologist Reed Smith, explores the case from every angle, uncovering an intricate web of lives entangled by the murders GÇô including members of both the killersGÇÖ and the victimsGÇÖ families. Revealing how a modern, top level murder investigation team works when it comes up against every policemanGÇÖs worst nightmare, this rich and complex thriller is less of a GÇ£whodunitGÇ¥ and more of a cat-and-mouse game. Gaining in intensity as the drama unfolds, this is a hunt that will challenge the investigative skills of Gibson and her team to the limit as they race to catch Spector GÇô before he succeeds in killing his next victim. SERIES 2 BBC TwoGÇÖs highest rated drama series in ten years, The Fall, returns for Series 2. Following Series 1GÇÖs gripping cliff-hanger, Gillian Anderson returns as Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson , on the trail of serial murderer Paul Spector played by Jamie Dornan. Set again in Belfast, Northern Ireland the second series is written and directed by Emmy-« Award winning Allan Cubitt. Despite Gibson and Spector never actually meeting on screen in series 1, the electric chemistry between the two characters and their escalating rivalry became the lynchpin of the series and left the audience crying out for more. With Gibson still in pursuit of Spector, a personal link from SpectorGÇÖs past opens up some clues for Gibson but provokes Spector in a way that threatens to jeopardise the whole investigation. Gibson is forced to take ever greater risks and the closer she comes to capturing him, the more Spector trespasses into her private world, delighting in taunting and provoking her. As the net gradually tightens around him he becomes psychologically ever more dangerous and destructive.
The Fall - Series 1 & 2 Boxset
The gripping psychological thriller starring Gillian Anderson & Jamie Dornan