Death and Nightingales: Season 1

Death and Nightingales: Season 1

Death and Nightingales: Season 1

On her 23rd birthday, a farmgirl (Ann Skelly, Red Rock) flees from her tyrannical stepfather (Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason) with a seductive man (Jamie Dornan, 50 Shades of Grey) in this three-episode mini-series set in 1885 Ireland. But with her departure comes a string of buried secrets...

2018UK
DramaHistorical

Streaming (1 Provider)

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

On the day of her 23rd birthday, Beth hopes to... More escape home. But with the day fast approaching, can she can hold her nerve?

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

Beth decides to tell Mercy that she is leaving Fermanagh,... More but Mercy protests and exclaims it will break her heart —and Billy's too. Beth puts her plan to run away with Liam into action but a suspicious and very drunk Billy questions Beth —is there anything she has to tell him?

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

Planning on eloping with Ward, Beth steals Billy's gold and... More leaves. The Dummy stops her and issues a dire warning. Who is out to hurt her and why? Beth will have her vengeance.

Death and Nightingales: Season 1 | Reviews

60%15 reviews

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The Times

The Times

It is a heavy drama with lean dialogue and precious little mirth, but I'm being seduced.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Slides into tedium disappointingly often.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

In a TV drama landscape heavily populated by police procedurals, high-octane thrillers and family psychodramas, this was the rarest of dramatic gems - one that pushes and challenges understanding - and it's impossible not to be drawn in.

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Independent

Independent

The desired tone, I think, is a kind of Ulster version of Deadwood, a creation parable for the problems of the 20th century, but there is a fine line between powerful and self-parodic.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It is solid entertainment for the darkening winter evenings - and the story of a country in the process of painfully dividing itself has a timeliness of its own.

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