The Sister

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  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 5.9  (3,131)

The Sister is a gripping British psychological thriller that first premiered on ITV in October 2020. The show is a four-part series that stars Russell Tovey as Nathan, Amrita Acharia as Holly, Bertie Carvel as Bob, and Simone Ashley as Elise. The show follows the life of Nathan who is a haunted and secretive character, and his past comes back to haunt him when Bob, an old acquaintance, unexpectedly shows up on the doorstep of Nathan's door. Nathan is a recluse who works as an engineer and lives in a rundown cottage in the countryside with his wife, Holly. When Bob shows up, Nathan's life begins to spiral out of control, and he becomes increasingly paranoid and obsessed with his past.

Nathan's relationship with Bob is shrouded in mystery, and it quickly becomes apparent that Bob holds an important key to Nathan's past. Bob's arrival reopens a long-buried secret that has haunted Nathan for years, and he must confront the ghosts of his past before he loses everything.

As the show progresses, a sense of dread and tension mounts as the audience is drawn deeper and deeper into Nathan's world. The suspenseful tone of the show is enhanced by the eerie and unsettling score, which perfectly complements the dark themes of the show.

One of the most striking aspects of The Sister is the excellent performances of the cast. Russell Tovey is particularly strong in his portrayal of Nathan, bringing a sense of vulnerability to the character that is both compelling and disturbing. Bertie Carvel is equally captivating as Bob, and his nuanced performance adds depth and complexity to the show.

One of the most intriguing aspects of The Sister is the way in which the story is told. The narrative jumps back and forth in time, revealing snippets of information about Nathan's past as the present-day events unfold. This storytelling device keeps the audience guessing, and the twists and turns in the plot are sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

Overall, The Sister is a must-watch for fans of psychological thrillers. The show is expertly crafted, with a gripping storyline, excellent performances, and a tense and eerie atmosphere. The series is well-paced, with each episode building on the last and leading to a satisfying and suspenseful conclusion. If you're looking for a show that will keep you guessing until the very end, then The Sister is the series for you.

The Sister is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on October 26, 2020.

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Episode 4
4. Episode 4
October 29, 2020
As Nathan confronts Bob, we're given a final poignant glimpse into what he is fighting for. A peek into the deep intimacy that binds Nathan and Holly: how they both mourn Elise -- the sister Holly believes is to be lost and Nathan knows is to be gone -- and the comfort their love gives both them and their nearest and dearest. Meanwhile, Jackie comes to a bold decision and determines for Holly's sake to pursue the truth about what happened that night.The truth is devastating. When Bob's true intentions are revealed, Nathan finally fights back with everything in his arsenal. How far is he prepared to go?
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
October 28, 2020
As Nathan and Bob grimly dig up the woods, the truth about the night that changed everything is finally revealed, and how the mystery of her disappearance continues to haunt everyone involved.When Holly confides in her best friend Detective Jackie Hadley about Bob's reappearance, the truth niggles at Jackie... Will she connect the dots?Just when Nathan hopes he has finally turned the page, Bob has another twist of the knife. Now he must decide once and for all what he will do to keep the secret.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
October 27, 2020
As Nathan worries about the threat posed by Bob, we learn more about young Nathan and Holly's tentative courtship and how this relationship gave both their lives new meaning. It hasn't been perfect: there have been struggles and disappointments -- and the dark shadow of Holly's sister's disappearance hangs over them all. But they're grateful for what they have. Nathan worries as Bob becomes increasingly unhinged, unpredictable, and terrifying. Bob is determined at all costs to recover and lay to rest what they buried in the woods. Will Nathan agree to his plan?Meanwhile, a surprising connection between past and present is revealed. Jackie, Holly's stalwart best friend, was also a detective investigating Elise's disappearance. She even interviewed Nathan and Bob as witnesses. Will she threaten Bob's carefully laid plans?
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
October 26, 2020
Nathan seems to have it all -- a loving wife, a beautiful home and a solid, if unexciting, career. But Nathan has never been able to forget the worst night of his life: a party that led to the sudden, shocking death of a young woman... the sister of the woman who is now his wife. Only he and Bob, an eccentric old acquaintance, know what really happened -- and they've resolved to keep it that way. Until one rainy evening, years later, when Bob appears at Nathan's door with terrifying news. They're digging up the woods.
Where to Watch The Sister
The Sister is available for streaming on the ITV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Sister on demand at Hulu.
  • Premiere Date
    October 26, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (3,131)