With brand-new dramaHidden Assets,starring Angeline Ball (Shameless, Keeping Faith) as Detective Emer Berry, currently making waves on the BBC, it’s time to discover the tantalising six-part drama where we first meet the tenacious detective, Acceptable Risk, coming to DVD and digital from Acorn Media International on 28 February 2022.
Packed full of intrigue, Acceptable Risk is a thrilling Irish-noir crime-drama that sees Emer Byrne (her maiden name), tackle a deadly murder case in Dublin and promises to grip mystery lovers from the offset. When Sarah Manning’s (Elaine Cassidy – No Offence) husband, Lee, is murdered while on business in Montreal, her busy high-end life in Dublin quickly tailspins. Fond memories give way to alarming questions and Sarah soon realises that she knows little about her husband’s past, or his job at a powerful international pharmaceutical company…
Detective Emer Byrne (Angeline Ball) is brought in to uncover the truth, and as she ruthlessly investigates, she soon upends a web of devastation, deception and lies. As danger mounts, Sarah begins to suspect that Lee’s murder is connected to the death of her first husband. Did both men know a terrible secret that got them killed?
Also starring Morten Suurballe (The Killing) and Lisa Dwyer Hogg (The Fall), this swiftly moving international thriller follows Sarah’s high stakes fight for the truth amidst a conspiracy of corporate, police, and political interests.
Where, exactly, will Sarah’s quest for truth lead, and is it an Acceptable Risk she should take?