The Fall
Season 1
The Season One's DVD cover
Episodes Five
Aired from 13 May 2013
Finale The Vast Abyss
Season guide
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The Season One of The Fall consist in five episodes. The Fall is produced by Artists Studio and premiered in Ireland on RTÉ One at 9.30pm on 12 May 2013, and in the UK on BBC Two at 9pm on 13 May 2013. BBC Two renewed the show for a second series on 27 May 2013.



  • Gub Neal — Producer
  • Julian Stevens — Producer
  • Jakob Verbruggen — Director
  • Allan Cubitt — Writer




  • Michael McElhatton as Rob Breedlove
  • Frank McCusker as Garrett Brink
  • Gerard McCarthy as Kevin McSwain
  • Gerard Jordan as Brian Stone
  • David Beattie as Liam Spector
  • Sarah Beattie as Olivia Spector
  • Seainin Brennan as Liz Tyler
  • Simon Delaney as Jerry McElroy
  • Gemma McCorry as Alice Monroe
  • Lisa Hogg as Marion Kay
  • Joanne Crawford as Joan Jenning
  • Paul Kennedy as Stephen Jennings
  • Karen Hassen as Annie Brawley
  • Siobhan McSweeney as Mary McCurdy
  • Nick Lee as Ned Callan


No. Image Title Writer Director Airdate
1 S1E01 Stella Gibson "Dark Descent" Allan Cubitt Jakob Verbruggen 13 May 2013
Crime drama series set in Northern Ireland. When a murder in Belfast remains unsolved after 28 days, DSI Stella Gibson is called in to review the case.
2 S1E02 Stella Gibson on crime scene "Darkness Visible" Allan Cubitt Jakob Verbruggen 20 May 2013
DSI Stella Gibson's worst fears are realised as Spector's murder spree in Belfast continues and she faces very real consequences after a reckless decision.
3 S1E03 Dr Reed Smith "Insolence & Wine" Allan Cubitt Jakob Verbruggen 27 May 2013
As DSI Stella Gibson takes control of the hunt for the serial killer striking women in Belfast, the realisation that his perfect kill is tainted pushes Spector into looking for his next victim.
4 S1E04 Stella Gibson "My Adventurous Song" Allan Cubitt Jakob Verbruggen 3 June 2013
When Eastwood's investigation into Olson's murder throws open some uncomfortable truths for Burns, Gibson comes under increased pressure in her hunt for Belfast's killer.
5 S1E05 Stella Gibson and Paul Spector "The Vast Abyss" Allan Cubitt Jakob Verbruggen 10 June 2013
The killer's latest attack gives Gibson renewed impetus. As the net appears to be closing in, Spector makes a dramatic confession and a decision that binds his fate to Gibson.

Promotional Trailers

The Fall- Launch Trailer - Original British Drama - BBC Two

The Fall- Launch Trailer - Original British Drama - BBC Two

"The Fall" Now streaming on Netflix - Trailer -HD-

"The Fall" Now streaming on Netflix - Trailer -HD-

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