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  • TV-PG
  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (2,462)

Collision is a thrilling crime drama series produced by ITV that first aired in 2009. The show revolves around the aftermath of a horrific car accident that takes place on a major highway outside London. The cast features strong performances from Douglas Henshall, Dean Lennox Kelly, and Lucy Griffiths, among others.

The story begins with a vignette of each of the characters who are involved in the accident, and whose lives are irrevocably changed because of it. The show then evaluates the events leading up to the accident, as well as the aftermath, and the various investigations that take place. It initiates with the first responders arriving at the scene of the accident and finding themselves grappling with the unfathomable carnage resulting from it.

The gripping drama that unfolds over the course of the series is characterized by intricate subplots and a web of relationships that is slowly and skilfully woven together. The show follows the lives of the families as they deal with the shock of losing loved ones and the secrets that emerge after the tragedy. In the process, the series raises some serious questions about morality, relationships and the universal human need for closure.

Douglas Henshall plays DI John Tolin, the detective tasked with investigating the accident. Tolin is a meticulous investigator who is haunted by a tragic event from his past. At the center of the case is a mysterious black car, which Tolin suspects is the key to the investigation. To unravel the mystery of the car and its driver, he must overcome his own personal demons while tracking down clues that could point him to the culprit.

Dean Lennox Kelly portrays Darren, a quiet and troubled man who is the driver of the black car. As the investigation proceeds, Darren's secret past begins to unravel, and the full extent of his culpability in the accident is slowly revealed. Kelly delivers a stirring performance through the series, depicting the character's distress and self-flagellation with great sensitivity and nuance.

Lucy Griffiths stars as Karen, a young girl who is also involved in the accident. Her character is characterized by resilience and strength, even as she struggles to deal with the loss of her parents. Griffiths provides a powerful and emotional performance, conveying Karen's pain and grief impeccably. Her character arc throughout the series is one of the most satisfying, as she gradually finds within herself the strength to overcome the trauma and uncertainty of her life.

Other key members of the cast include Claire Rushbrook as Ann Stallwood, a mother whose teenage daughter was in the car with her when it crashed. Phil Davis features as Richard Reeves, the father of a young boy involved in the accident who finds that the incident raises significant questions about his relationships, both within his family and with his colleagues.

Collision is a show that features a well-written script and excellent cinematography, which, coupled with the strong performances of its cast, make it a gripping and enthralling watch. The show explores themes of guilt, morality, redemption, and the human condition, leaving a lasting impact on its viewers. It is a show that is not to be missed by fans of crime drama, and marks itself as a well-crafted and thoughtful drama that is both intriguing and emotionally impactful.

Collision is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on November 22, 2009.

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Episode 5
5. Episode 5
November 13, 2009
The secret of Sidney's computer is unlocked. Tolin and Ann gain closure on their relationship and the truth of the collision is revealed.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
November 12, 2009
The truth about Jodie's accident and Tolin's guilt comes out - can Tolin reconcile his relationship with Ann with his need to protect his daughter? Tolin and Ann find James Taylor.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
November 11, 2009
Tolin already knows that there is more to the collision than meets the eye, but his boss considers the case closed so he has to beg for more time to unravel all the mysteries.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
November 10, 2009
The chaotic aftermath of the collision brings more twists and surprises. Why did van driver Danny Rampton flee the scene? And what has secretary Karen Donnelly stolen from work? ..
Part 1
1. Part 1
November 22, 2009
Part 1 of 5. The investigation of a multi-vehicle road accident unravels the shocking secrets of the complete strangers involved, revealing smuggling, murder, international intrigue, and betrayal. A remarkable cast led by Douglas Henshall (Primeval) and Kate Ashfield (Shaun of the Dead) portray the stories of the victims, survivors, and rescuers, who all share a single defining moment.
Where to Watch Collision
Collision is available for streaming on the ITV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Collision on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Crackle, Tubi TV, Pluto TV and Plex.
  • Premiere Date
    November 22, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (2,462)