The Shadow Line

The Shadow Line

The Shadow Line is a drama series starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Stephen Rea, Rafe Spall, Kierston Wareing and Lesley Sharp in a conspiracy thriller which delves into the heart of human morality. The series is based on the book of Hugo Blick. A couple of years ago Harvey Wratten and his nephew Jay Wratten were imprisoned. After serving only two years of their sentances they were given a Royal pardon but just a few hours into their freedom Harvey is murdered.

Episode Info

Prev: 1x07 -- Episode 7 (Jun/16/2011)

Gatehouse ends up showing himself to be the master puppeteer. Gabriel warns Khokar that Gatehouse will now be after him. As the drugs deal gathers pace, Gatehouse and Ratallack meet up while Bede continues his deal with Babur and Ratallack. Gabriel manages to find Penney on his sail boat, who reveals the truth about "Counterpoint". He informs him that Gatehouse will now kill all the old players and start the game afresh. Julie's health gets worse and Bede is beside himself with grief as Jay Wratten shows up. Patterson learns from Gabriel that he wants to prosecute Commissioner Khokar. Gabriel ends up getting a call from Gatehouse and agrees to meet with him.

Available Episodes

Episode 7
Jun 16, 2011
Season 1 episode 7

Episode 6
Jun 09, 2011
Season 1 episode 6

Episode 5
Jun 02, 2011
Season 1 episode 5

Episode 4
May 26, 2011
Season 1 episode 4

Episode 3
May 19, 2011
Season 1 episode 3

Episode 2
May 12, 2011
Season 1 episode 2

Episode 1
May 05, 2011
Season 1 episode 1

Chiwetel EjioforChiwetel Ejiofor
As DI Jonah Gabriel
Christopher EcclestonChristopher Eccleston
As Joseph Bede
Clare CalbraithClare Calbraith
As Laura Gabriel
David SchofieldDavid Schofield
As Sergeant Foley
Kierston WareingKierston Wareing
As DS Lia Honey
Lesley SharpLesley Sharp
As Julie Bede
Malcolm StorryMalcolm Storry
As Maurice Crace
Rafe SpallRafe Spall
As Jay Wratten
Richard LinternRichard Lintern
As Patterson
Stephen ReaStephen Rea
As Gatehouse


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Recurring Guests

Robert Pugh as Bob Harris (4 eps)
Agni Scott as Alison (4 eps)
Sam James (1) as Marshall (3 eps)
Sean Gilder as Robert Beatty (3 eps)
Eve Best as Petra Mayler (3 eps)
Martin Delaney as Male Reporter (3 eps)
Christopher Adamson as Richards (3 eps)
Ace Bhatti as Commander Khokar (3 eps)
Stanley Townsend as Bulkat Babur (3 eps)
Bryony Afferson as Sara (3 eps)

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Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Crime | Drama
Status: Ended
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Thursdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: May 05, 2011
Ended: June 16, 2011
Episode Order: 7
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