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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Excellent British thriller has violence, cursing, innuendo.

TV Peacock Drama 2021
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The character-driven British series combines elements of a police procedural with military high drama to create an intense, suspense-filled viewing experience. As the plot unfolds, cast members smoothly switch from being seemingly unflappable to disconcerted and yielding, creating moments of suspicion and doubt every step of the way. Meanwhile, DCI Silva's (Suranne Jones) traumatic backstory and her current relationship with her deputy (Rose Leslie) add some dimension to the story. If you're looking for some binge-worthy, nail-biting entertainment, Vigil will fit the bill.

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