Edge of Darkness

Edge of Darkness (1985)

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Creator: Martin Campbell
  • First Air Date: 1985-11-04
  • Last Air Date: 1985-12-09
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: BBC Two
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Yorkshire detective Ronald Craven is haunted by the murder of his daughter and begins his own investigation into her death.

  • Keywords: daughter, northern england, politics, detective, father, yorkshire, murder, conspiracy, miniseries, death
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    Edge of Darkness Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1985-11-04
    6 Episodes

    Edge of Darkness Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Compassionate Leave60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Into the Shadows60 min
    Season 1Episode 3Burden of Proof60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Breakthrough60 min
    Season 1Episode 5Northmoor60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Fusion60 min
    • Bob Peck

      as Ronald Craven
    • Joe Don Baker

      as Darius Jedburgh
    • Joanne Whalley

      as Emma Craven
    • Charles Kay

      as Pendleton
    • Ian McNeice

      as Harcourt
    • Tim McInnerny

      as Terry Shields
    • Hugh Fraser

      as Bennett
    • Jack Watson

      as James Godbolt
    • Sean Caffrey

      as McCroon
    • John Woodvine

      as Ross
    • Allan Cuthbertson

      as Chilwell
    • Kenneth Nelson

      as Grogan
    • David Fleeshman

      as Jones
    • Zoë Wanamaker

      as Clemmy
    • Bill Stewart

      as Dingle
    • T.R. Bowen

      as Childs
    • Imogen Staley

      as young Emma
    • Patrick Godfrey

      as Oakley
    • Jeremy Child

      as Minister
    • Sue Cook

      as TV Interviewer
    Writing Troy Kennedy-Martin Writer
    Production Michael Wearing Producer
    Crew Andrew Dunn Cinematography
    Sound Eric Clapton Music
    Sound Michael Kamen Music
    Editing Ardan Fisher Editor
    Editing Dan Rae Editor
    Art Graeme Thomson Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Denver Hall Costume Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Daphne Croker-Saunders Makeup Designer
    Visual Effects Mat Irvine Visual Effects