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Hidden (BBC-1 2011, Philip Glenister, David Suchet)

Hidden Philip Glenister

Originally known as Undisclosed, Hidden is a Robert Goddard-esque conspiracy thriller which sees small time solicitor Harry Venn forced to search into his murky past when he agrees to track down a missing alibi witness for lawyer colleague Gina Hawkes. As he digs into the case Harry is surprised to find links to the death of his brother 20 years before and he soon realises that a major conspiracy is afoot.

Filmed on location in Northern Ireland, Hidden has a nicely old fashioned kind of feel. The kind of production that would have been ideal fare for an Armchair Thriller serial back in the 1970′s.

production details
UK / BBC1 – Origin Pictures / 4×60 minutes / Broadcast October 2011

Writer: Ronan Bennett | Creators: Ronan Bennett, Walter Bernstein | Producer: Christopher Hall | Executive Producer: Stephen Wright, David Thompson, Ed Rubin | Director: Niall MacCormick

cast
Philip Glenister as Harry Venn
Thekla Reuten as Gina Hawkes
David Suchet as Sir Nigel Fountain
Anna Chancellor as Elspeth Verney
Richard Dormer as Frank Hanna
Mark Powley as Mark Venn
Peter Guinness as Jason Styles
Benjamin Smith as Matt
Matthew Marsh as James Morpeth
Paul Ritter as Stevie Quirke
Thomas Craig as DS/DI Fenton Russell