Dublin Murders: Killian Scott and Sarah Greene to lead detective series

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The BBC have assembled the cast and crew for their upcoming eight-part crime drama, Dublin Murders, based on Tana French’s novels and written by Sarah Phelps…

Dublin Murders follows two detectives, Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox (played by Strike‘s Killian Scott and Penny Dreadful‘s Sarah Greene), in the height of the Celtic Tiger financial boom of the millennium, as they investigate two mysterious murders…

The victims include a young talented ballerina found dead on an ancient stone altar, and a vivacious free-spirited woman, stabbed in a roofless famine cottage. They both seem unrelated but as Maddox and Reilly discover, they’re actually knitted together by powerful shared themes – the macabre ‘red in tooth and claw’ elements of French’s stories, and their heart-thumping psychological thriller qualities.

Joining Scott and Greene are Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Moe Dunford, Leah McNamara, Ian Kenny, Eugene O’Hare, Jonny Holden, and Peter McDonald with Game of Thrones‘ Conleth Hill rounding out the cast.

Sarah Phelps, who penned And Then There Were NoneOrdeal by Innocence and the forthcoming The ABC Murders, will write the scripts, adapted from Tana French’s novels, In the Woods and The Likeness. Saul Dibb is set to direct.