The Coroner: Season 1

BBC (2015)
Drama, Crime
UK | English | Color | 45min

Crime drama following high-flying solicitor Jane Kennedy as she takes over the job of coroner in the English coastal town she escaped from as a teenager.

A solicitor returns to the seaside town she left as a teenager to take up the post of coroner, becoming an advocate for the dead as she investigates sudden, violent or unexplained deaths.

Cast View all

Claire Goose Jane Kennedy, Coroner
Matt Bardock Davey Higgins, Detective Sergeant
Ivan Kaye Mick Sturrock, landlord of The Black Dog
Beatie Edney Judith Kennedy, Jane's mother
Grace Hogg-Robinson Beth Kennedy, Jane's daughter
Oliver Gomm Clint Holman, Coroner’s Officer

Crew View all

Director Adrian Bean
Matt Carter
Ian Barber
Niall Fraser
Writer Matthew Cooke, Kit Lambert, Al Smith, Sally Abbott, David Bowker, Dan Muirden, Ann-Marie di Mambro, Vincent Lund
Producer Sam Hill, Sandra MacIver
Photography Chris Preston, Richard Mahoney, Phil Makhoul Winn
Musician Debbie Wiseman

Episodes View details

1 First Love 45 min | Nov 16, 2015

When a teenager is found dead at the foot of a tower, Detective Sergeant Davey Higgins believes it was a tragic suicide, but Coroner Jane Kennedy thinks there is more to the case than meets the eye.

2 How to Catch a Lobster 45 min | Nov 17, 2015

When a body washes up on the shore, Jane is convinced it's a botched sea burial, but Davey believes otherwise. With a steak at stake, both are determined to prove each other wrong.

3 That's the Way to Do It 45 min | Nov 18, 2015

When the town's new mayor is found dead in a hotel room, Jane's quest for the truth puts her own life in danger.

4 The Fisherman's Tale 45 min | Nov 19, 2015

A popular local businessman is shot dead by a sniper in public. Davey is forced to watch as an officer from the Metropolitan Police takes over his investigation and then makes a move on Jane.

5 Gilt 45 min | Nov 20, 2015

When a treasure hunter is found dead in his own home, Jane wonders whether one of his colleagues wanted the loot for themselves, while the locals fear it was something more supernatural...

6 Capsized 45 min | Nov 23, 2015

A man is found dead in a shipwrecked container on the beach. Davey is convinced it was an unfortunate accident, but Jane fears darker forces might be responsible.

7 The Salcombe Selkie 45 min | Nov 24, 2015

The sleepy town of Lighthaven is stunned when a teenage girl returns from the dead. Where has she been for a whole year? And who was buried in her place?

8 Napoleon's Violin 45 min | Nov 25, 2015

When the patriarch of the local aristocratic family is found stabbed to death, Jane and Davey investigate and find themselves revisiting an embarrassing chapter of their teenage romance.

9 The Deep Freeze 45 min | Nov 26, 2015

When a man is found dead in a walk-in freezer, Jane and Davey's relationship is tested to the limit as they clash over who they think is responsible.

10 Dirty Dancing 45 min | Nov 27, 2015

A woman drops dead in the build-up to a Latin dance festival in Lighthaven. As Jane and Davey argue over what they think happened, the body mysteriously vanishes from the mortuary.


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