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Hidden (Craith)

8 x 1 hr

Severn Screen

Some scars never heal.

Hidden is the eight-part crime drama from the award-winning makers of Hinterland.  DCI Cadi John stands overlooking her childhood home. This is a landscape she knows well. A world she never expected to return to.

Drawn back for personal reasons – the faltering health of her beloved father – Cadi finds herself policing the precinct and people of her youth. It is a job she enjoys. However, when the body of a local woman is found in a remote river, Cadi’s world - and the world of those around her – is changed forever.

A story of family and sisterhood; three sisters caring for their stricken father; three sisters negotiating their own disparate lives, and three sisters connected by birth, but driven apart by blood. When another local girl goes missing, what began with a murder investigation, quickly escalates into a race against time; a desperate search to save the life of a vulnerable young woman held against her will in a ramshackle compound in the mountains.

Hidden is a gripping serial made up of inter-weaving narratives, all of them linked by a single crime – the abduction and incarceration of three young women, held in captivity, high in the hills by a local man. For Cadi and her sisters, the investigation will pose difficult questions, testing their love for each other and forcing them to answer the ultimate question – what comes first, family or truth?


2018 BAFTA Cymru Awards - Photography and Lighting
2019 Televisual Bulldog Awards - Best Cinematography
2018 BAFTA Cymru Awards - Best Actor (Rhodri Meilir)
2018 BAFTA Cymru Awards - Best Actress (Gwyneth Keyworth)
2018 BAFTA Cymru Awards - Director: Fiction (Gareth Bryn)
2018 BAFTA Cymru Awards - Editing (Sara Jones)
2018 BAFTA Craft & Design Awards - Photography: Drama & Comedy


Hidden practices a restraint so strong (and unusual) that you can almost feel it in your stomach.
- New York Times

Beautifully scripted and lit and cleverly filmed, this eight-part psychological thriller is one to watch.
- The Observer

The slate skies and desolate moors of north Wales provide a suitably unsettling backdrop for this excellent bilingual psychological thriller.
- The Guardian

Grim, but compelling.
- The Times

Deeply engrossing, compelling drama.
-The Killing Times

Mark Andrew and Ed Talfan’s bilingual thriller unfolds with unnerving pace, using landscape and silence where lesser talents might fall back on action and exposition.
- The Times

A bleak psychological thriller by any estimation, but hugely compelling thanks to the surefooted plotting and strong performances.
- The Guardian


Credit Line

Produced by Severn Screen in association with S4C, BBC Cymru Wales, BBC Four and all3media international


Sian Reese-Williams, Rhodri Meilier, Owen Arwyn


Gareth Bryn

Additional Credits

Executive Producers: Mark Andrew, Ed Talfan

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