Missed it? Enjoy the hit drama “The Fall” DVD released Friday, 5th July
4th July 2013, RTÉ Digital; The hit BBC/RTÉ co-production The Fall, starring Gillian Anderson and James Doran, will be released on DVD on Friday 5th July. Written by Allan Cubitt, the gripping psychological thriller centres on a series of women’s deaths in Northern Ireland and the arrival of Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson – played by Anderson – to investigate and find the serial killer.
The Fall has been a ratings hit for RTÉ, and another key part of a stable of strong drama offerings. For those who haven’t yet seen series one, or those who want to watch back, this is a prime opportunity to experience this exceptional thriller.
“This is part of our strategy to allow audiences to enjoy content on their terms”, stated Aisling McCabe, Director of Strategic Partnerships at RTÉ Digital. “After transmission, we provide a wealth of opportunities for audiences to discover or re-discover content through DVD’s, with hundreds of hours on RTÉ Player, through connected Apps, or via services such as Netflix. In a media eco-system that has changed dramatically, transmission is now the start of the audience experience, not the end.”
The Fall DVD, which includes additional and previously unseen behind-the-scenes footage from series one, will be available on www.rte.ie/shop and in retail stores nationwide. For a sneak peek of behind the scenes footage click here
About The Fall
A race against time between two hunters on opposite sides of the law. Gillian Anderson is DSI Gibson, who arrives in Belfast on secondment from the Met to conduct a review into a high profile murder case where the police are getting nowhere. She quickly realises that the case is linked to others and that there is a deadly serial killer at large. Jamie Dornan (Once Upon a Time, Shadows in the Sun) is the serial killer, Paul Spector who stalks his victims at random in and around Belfast. Also starring Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), John Lynch (Labyrinth) and Laura Donnelly (Insatiable) and Written by Allan Cubitt (Prime Suspect 2, The Hanging Gale, The Boys Are Back), The Fall is a gripping psychological thriller that follows the police investigation uncovering the intricate story of the lives entangled by a series of murders.
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