That was the case, too, with last autumn’s Blood, which was also a Virgin Media production. Written by Sophie Petzal, directed by Lisa Mulcahy and with impressive playing by Carolina Main and Adrian Dunbar, this was an impressive slow burner that was as thoughtful as it was intriguing. Thoughtfulness was in evidence, too, in the opening episode of Darklands, directed and co-written by Mark O’Connor, and opting for Bray as its locale rather than the inner city of Dublin. That apparently was the original setting but the makers felt it might have invited invidious and unwarranted comparisons with Love/Hate. Yet while not everyone in Bray will welcome their charming seaside resort being used as the setting for a story about rival drug gangs, there’s no denying it provides an arresting backdrop to the action, with aerial shots of the seafront and its headland offering striking visuals. Anyway, and unlike Love/Hate, the story so far has been more concerned with a family unwittingly caught up in a bad situation than with the violent thugs encroaching on their lives – specifically on the life of schoolboy Damien, an aspirant mixed martial arts fighter, whose sporting dreams look set to unravel when his… Read full this story
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