The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime aired in March 2021. Fans are wondering who the voice behind the series is. We look into the Narrator.
The series debuted on 23rd March 2021 on BBC Two. The documentary follows police investigations and legwork that goes into stopping organised crime in Manchester, U.K.
The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime primarily shows DS Julie Connor, a detective that works to stop gang-related wars and crimes within the city of Manchester. However, Fans are more curious about the voice behind the series that can be heard narrating the episodes.
So, who is The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime’s narrator?
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Who is The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime narrator?
The Narrator is for The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime is, Shaun Dooley. Dooley was born on 30th March 1974 in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. He attended the Arden School of Theatre for 3 years until 1995, which is where he is thought to have gotten his first taste of acting.
His siblings include Kimberley Dooley and actress Stephanie Ann Dooley. He has 4 children with his wife Polly Dooley, the two have been together since 1998 and married in 1999. The Dooley’s also worked together to raise money for BBC Children in need in 2019.
Shaun Dooley says his wife has been incredibly supportive of his career and that “She enables me to have an amazing family life and be able to work in this incredible occupation, whilst supporting me going out to write film scripts that may never get made”.
You can follow Shaun Dooley on his official Instagram account below:
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What else has he worked on?
Shaun Dooley’s first on-screen presence was in a short film titled ‘Groove on a Stanley Knife’ in 1997. Following this, Dooley went on to appear in popular TV programs such as ‘Coronation Street’ (1997-1998), ‘Casualty (1997-1998), ‘Eastenders’ (2001-2004) and many more titles, which can be seen on IMDB.
Though he is well-known for his appearances in British TV series’, Dooley can also be recognised for his distinctive voice with gravitas. Fans can hear his work as a narrator on BBC Radio Drama ‘Right Place, Wrong Time’ (2009), ‘Four Days That Shook Britain’ (2018) and ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ (2015-Present).
His works for this year, include ”It’s a Sin’ and ‘The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime’. An upcoming TV series is also in the works but the date of release has yet to be announced, this series is titled, ‘Innocent’.
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Where to watch The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime?
If you have seen clips of season 1 and are wondering where you can watch the series we can tell you.
Head over to BBC iPlayer or the BBC Two website to catch up with the 5-part series. BBC’s streaming service is free to use. However, in order to watch TV series, sports, films and more which are available from their library, you must sign up for their free-to-use service.
BBC iPlayer is available through their website, app and set-top boxes, more information can be found on their official page about how to set up their service and where to find it.
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Warning: The series features content that some may find upsetting, as it shows strong language and violence.