Netflix has just added a very tense thriller series to its library 8 months ago

Netflix has just added a very tense thriller series to its library

The six-part series comes from the writing duo behind the hit shows Liar and The Missing.

Having already added one of the best-hidden gem shows ever to its library earlier this week, Netflix has made another bingeable series available to stream on its service.

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Titled Angela Black, the show revolves around a wife and mother of two named Angela (Joanne Froggatt - Downton Abbey, Liar) who is in an abusive relationship with her husband, Olivier (Michiel Huisman - The Flight Attendant, The Haunting of Hill House).

One day, she is approached by a mysterious man, Ed (Samuel Adewunmi - Secret Invasion, You Don't Know Me), who claims that Olivier hired him to kill her. The pair wind up forming an unlikely relationship and try to turn the tables on Angela's husband.

Angela Black

Joanne Froggatt in Angela Black
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Created by Harry and Jack Williams - the writing duo behind hit shows like Liar, The Missing and The Tourist - Angela Black attracted millions of viewers when it premiered on ITV back in 2021.

It also earned solid reviews from critics and you can read a sample of some of those reviews right here:

Financial Times: "Given all the hints and deflections, a lot rides on the performance of Samuel Adewunmi as the mysteriously omniscient Ed. Fortunately, he's terrific."

Globe and Mail: "If your taste runs to dark, slow-burning British thrillers, there's a good one to recommend. But be aware it has a serious theme, specifically domestic abuse and coercive control."

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The Guardian: "It is Froggatt's performance that stops the story drifting into absurdity or becoming a trivialising, exploitative endeavour."

Radio Times: "Take away the car chases and elaborate murder plots, and this would still be an accomplished and powerful drama, and one that will resonate."

What She Said: "This follows the formula but Froggat's nuanced performance raises the level of the WIP [women in peril] genre."

Comprising of six episodes - each around 45 minutes in length - Angela Black is streaming on Netflix in Ireland and the UK right now. You can check out a trailer for the series below.

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