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The Dying of the Light

Episode 1
Wednesday, January 01, 2020 (Stan)
Writer: Victoria Madden
Director: Michael Rymer

When a woman is found brutally murdered, evidence discovered at the scene links the murder to a 20-year-old unsolved crime. Detectives and old flames Molly McGee and Alex O’Connell are reunited after a long absence to solve the crime.

Cast (in order of appearance):

  • Milly Alcock as Jenny McGinty
  • Finn Ireland as Young Alex
  • Emma Booth as Molly McGee
  • Martin Henderson as Gareth McAvaney
  • Matt Testro as Freddie Hopkins
  • Markella Kavenagh as Daisy Hart
  • Anette Van Moorsel as Dorothy Moxley
  • Aaron Pedersen as Inspector Lewis Grimshaw
  • Zenia Starr as Constable Freya Harris
  • Ewen Leslie as Alex O'Connell
  • Ling Cooper-Tang as Chief Inspector Lena Madison
  • Ben Morton as Constable Francis
  • Anthony Phelan as William Fian
  • Nathan Spencer as Ben O'Connell
  • Dushan Philips as Eric Fox
  • Max Brown as Snr Constable Oscar Wolfe
  • Nicole Chamoun as Jacinta Clunes
  • Virginie Laverdure as Maggie Madden
  • Josephine Blazier as Lily Broomhall
  • Kerri Gay as Dance Teacher
  • Rena Owen as Grace Cochran
  • Ditch Davey as Toby Broomhall
  • Lisa Gormley as Angela Broomhall
  • Nell Feeney as Shelly Hopkins
  • Guy Stayner as Newsreader
  • Jack Bryce as Gloamer
  • Erica Knight as Gloamer
  • Frankie Goodsir as Gloamer
  • Lola Caplice as Gloamer
  • Maya Lily Jean as Gloamer
  • Sam Elliott as Gloamer
  • Evelyn West as Gloamer
  • Danni Gilsenan as Elizabeth Young
  • Nicholas Young as Alex Driving Double